Amazon’s New Face Recognition Falsely Mistakes US Congress Members As Criminals


So Amazon’s “Rekognition” face recognition software has identified certain United States members of Congress as criminals.
When the ACLU ran the software, which was designed to match people to a database of mugshots, it identified a total of 28 members as felons. Amazon claimed the software was used in an incorrect manner, and should have been set to a 99% confidence level verses the 80% that they used.

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