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Amazon has forbidden the police to use its technology for face recognition

The American company Amazon in the year introduces a moratorium on police use was developed by company technology of facial recognition, said in a statement.

"We are introducing an annual moratorium on the police use of the technology face recognition Amazon," - said in a statement.

It is noted that we are talking about Amazon Rekognition. The company also emphasizes that the ban does not apply to organizations that are seeking kids or fighting against human trafficking, they can still use the program in their work.

"We advocate that government has introduced more stringent rules governing the ethical use of face recognition technology, and in recent days, the Congress appears ready to address this problem. We hope that the one-year moratorium will give Congress sufficient time for the introduction of relevant rules, and we are ready to help when needed," - said in a press release.

The cities of the U.S., and then in a number of countries in the world, a wave of protests and unrest after the death in Minneapolis at the hands of police of African-American George Floyd.