Sgt. Wayne Jenkins was driving his squad’s car the wrong way down a one way street—as he often did—when he saw Oreese Stevenson, walking with a backpack. Jenkins slammed on the breaks. This encounter on March 16, 2016 would begin a long saga that illustrates the determined, almost obsessive, corruption in the...read more.
In a trio of letters sent Tuesday to executives at Amazon, Google, and Microsoft, a coalition of 90 civil and human rights groups called on the companies to refuse to sell facial recognition technology to governments across the globe, cautioning that such systems can endanger people and undermine public trust. Read more.