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A homeless in front of the Microsoft Vancouver. — Photo by: @heinrich_boll

Microsoft Will Not Sell Facial Recognition to the Police

Following IBM’s and then Amazon’s suspension of sales to facial recognition technology to police a recent announcement from Brad Smith shows Microsoft is following suit

After the death of George Floyd in the US and increased tensions around racial issues several large technology companies have announced that they are halting the sales of facial recognition technologies used in policing.

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