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Companies back away from facial recognition technology

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There are several bills in Congress that address facial recognition technology, none of which are on the verge of passage at this stage. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

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Tech companies reconsider facial recognition software

by David Brancaccio , Erika Soderstrom , Rose Conlon and Alex Schroeder Jun 11, 2020
IBM says it will no longer sell or research facial recognition software, and Amazon announced a moratorium on police use of its software.

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