AMAZON’S CEO ON HIS “BREAK-THEN-FIX” APPROACH TO FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY

Because we are living in the Twilight Zone, herein lies the thoughts of Amazon’s CEO regarding the contribution of Amazon facial recognition technology to the actual or potential violations of civil or human rights. On the potential for the technology to endanger, threaten, or violate privacy and or civil rights. On the potential of Amazon’s facial recognition technology to disproportionately impact people of color, immigrants, and activists.

Amazon Rekognition has a 68% classification accuracy rate for women of color relative to 100% for white men
"Eventually, society will develop an 'immune response' to bad uses of
 technology."

- Jeff Bezos 

Source: CNN Amazon Will Keep Working With the DoD (Oct., 2018)

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