US lawmakers have repeatedly raised security concerns over the app's Chinese ownership. Are US businesses next?
Activism is working. Both on the streets as people protest to end racist and violent policing, and among civil liberties organizations who have been fighting the government’s use of harmful face surveillance technology. This week two major vendors of face surveillance technology announced that in...
Evan from Fight for the Future writes, “A new investigation from Gizmodo just revealed that anyone, anywhere can get geographic coordinates of Ring devices from Amazon’s Neighbors App. Not on…
Between its line of Ring-brand surveillance doorbells and its “Rekognition” facial recognition product (both of which are used in law-enforcement and immigration-enforcement contexts), …
The Lakeland, Florida police department is required to “encourage adoption” of Ring products as part of a secret agreement with the company.
It is all but impossible to beat an Aggregator head-on, as Walmart is trying to do with Amazon. The solution instead is to build a platform like Shopify.
Elizabeth Warren reveals her plan to break up Big Tech
One of the world's greatest privacy invaders just had his privacy invaded.
Amazon is using purchase data to sell targeted ads, which is creepy, but not because they've invented a mind-control ray
A group of Amazon shareholders are trying to prevent the company from selling its facial recognition software to law enforcement agencies out of concern for the technology’s impact on civil liberties.
"These schemes really require the mind of someone whose depravity knows no bounds."
They’re everywhere, but nobody wants to know about it.
A year ago, the richest man in the world asked Twitter for suggestions on how he should most efficiently and charitably spend his wealth. And today, Jeff Bezos unveiled a few details about his plan...
Amazon’s face surveillance technology is the target of growing opposition nationwide, and today, there are 28 more causes for concern. In a test the ACLU recently conducted of the facial recognition tool, called “Rekognition,” the software incorrectly matched 28 members of Congress, identifying them as other people who have been arrested for a crime. The members of Congress who were falsely matched with the mugshot database we used in the test include Republicans and Democrats, men and women, and legislators of all ages, from all across the country.
Self-published romance is no joke
Amazon has been quietly selling its facial recognition system to US police forces, marketing it for bodycam use
Amazon has shipped more than 400 items per second at its peak, with a market value almost triple Walmart’s
Nicole Slotterbeck wasn’t just annoyed by the “mystery” packages that kept arriving from Amazon. She was frightened. First was the bra — in her size. Then came even more intimate merchandise on Feb. 7.
It’s disingenuous to celebrate building “feminism” into a product after giving a robot servant a woman’s voice.
Inside the grueling, rootless lives of the RV dwellers who are spending their golden years working in the e-tail behemoth's warehouses.
Amazon is the poster child for everything wrong with post-Reagan anti-trust enforcement
An Echo in every hotel room? Maybe think twice about that plan.
The key to understanding Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods is to understand that Amazon didn’t buy a retailer: the company bought a customer.
An outage at cloud provider Amazon Web Services resulted in websites and smart homes failing. Is this the future of our internet-connected lives?
Money is made at chokepoints, and the most valuable chokepoints are operating systems; Amazon has built exactly that with Alexa.
Hard pressed workers at Amazon have resorted to sleeping in tents close to the company’s fulfilment centre in Fife, The Courier can reveal. At least three tents have been spotted in woodland beside the online retail giant’s base just off the M90 in Dunfermline in recent days, sparking concerns about the depths some employees are …
In six big cities, Amazon Prime Same-Day delivery doesn't serve black ZIP codes as well as it does white ones.