Global Exchange has joined a growing coalition of groups questioning Amazon and its ultra-wealthy CEO Jeff Bezos over invasive technologies that have dangerous potential for repressive abuse and are being targeted at immigrants. Please see this article for background and more information about our partners and the shareholder resolutions they have designed to rein in Amazon’s work on surveillance technology.
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