Employees ask Amazon not to sell face recognition to law enforcement

Employees ask Amazon not to sell face recognition to law enforcement

A group of Amazon employees has penned a letter to company chief Jeff Bezos, asking him to stop selling facial recognition to law enforcement. They said that “in the midst of historic militarization of police, renewed targeting of Black activists, an…

California lawmakers advance a net neutrality bill implementing some protections but not a proposed zero-rating ban that went beyond the FCC’s 2015 regulations

California lawmakers advance a net neutrality bill implementing some protections but not a proposed zero-rating ban that went beyond the FCC’s 2015 regulations


Marguerite Reardon / CNET:

California lawmakers advance a net neutrality bill implementing some protections but not a proposed zero-rating ban that went beyond the FCC’s 2015 regulations  —  California will not be the poster child for the nation’s strongest set of net neutrality protections, as lawmakers …

Match Group, which runs dating services including Tinder and OKCupid, says it’s bought a controlling stake in rival app Hinge, after first investing last year

Match Group, which runs dating services including Tinder and OKCupid, says it’s bought a controlling stake in rival app Hinge, after first investing last year


Joshua Brustein / Bloomberg:

Match Group, which runs dating services including Tinder and OKCupid, says it’s bought a controlling stake in rival app Hinge, after first investing last year  —  – The company first invested in Hinge in September 2017  — As Facebook looks to enter industry, Match builds its brands