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Amazon Is Quietly Fighting Against a Sweeping Facial Recognition Ban in Portland

‘They’re hoping that they can stop it, and they can’t’

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Late last year, Amazon spent $12,000 lobbying against a new facial recognition law in Portland, Oregon. The proposed legislation would outright ban the use of the technology by government and private entities, and threaten a range of…




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Kate Kaye

Kate Kaye

Kate Kaye is an enterprise and investigative journalist who reports with words and audio. She lives in Portland, OR. Find her on Twitter at @KateKayeReports.

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