NEW YORK (AP) – Despite pressure from civil rights groups, activist investors and their own employees, Amazon said Wednesday at the Annual Meeting in Seattle
The two proposals on facial recognition have been made.
Earlier this month, San Francisco banned the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.
The climate change proposal, backed by more than 7,600 Amazon employees, has published a letter to the law firm that claims that it has a criminal record
After the shareholding meeting in Seattle Wednesday, the employees said they are planning to continue to put pressure on Amazon impact on climate change. Amazon said it already has plans to release its carbon footprint later this year and has been working to cut shipping emissions.
Amazon did not release the total votes on Wednesday, but said it will release them later this week in a government filing.
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