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Amazon suspends police use of its facial recognition technology

Move comes after US tech giant criticised for supporting the George Floyd protesters while promoting a tool that can lead to racial profiling of African Americans.

United States tech giant Amazon says it is temporarily suspending US police from being able to use its controversial facial recognition technology for a year.

The company has been criticised for supporting the George Floyd protesters while promoting a tool that can lead to racial profiling of African Americans.

Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat reports.