CNBC and other outlets are reporting on the largest corporate surveillance program that Amazon is planning to install artificial intelligence enabled cameras on its fleet of thousands of delivery vans, monitoring and recording 100% of the time when vehicles are in motion.
Amazon Plans The Largest Corporate Surveillance Program
Today Fight for the Future launched a campaign calling on Amazon to halt the surveillance program, which they openly admit could be used for law enforcement surveillance and to investigate minor crimes like package theft. In case they take them down, I posted the internal training videos that Amazon is circulating to their drivers about the program on Twitter here:
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Before they take it down, here's the video Amazon circulated internally to roll out what amounts to the largest expansion of corporate surveillance in human history: using artificial intelligence enabled cameras on their fleet of thousands of delivery vans https://t.co/CJy1jPj134 pic.twitter.com/TFIdScGoUV
— Evan Greer (@evan_greer) February 4, 2021
Evan Greer, Deput Director of Fight for the Future comments: