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

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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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