Monday, June 25, 2018

Orlando Ends Use Of Facial Recognition Software

According to a written statement from the Orlando Police Department and the City of Orlando, their participation in the Amazon Rekognition pilot program has ended

The city of Orlando announced Monday it has ended its pilot project for the police to use Amazon Rekognition facial recognition software but held the door open for possible further use even as the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida called it a potential invasion of residents’ privacy, free speech and due process rights and demanded the city end its use.