Alibaba says Uygur-tracking facial recognition violates company values, removes software

//Alibaba says Uygur-tracking facial recognition violates company values, removes software

Alibaba says Uygur-tracking facial recognition violates company values, removes software

After withdrawing highly criticised software that could be used to identify Uygurs and other ethnic minorities on Thursday, Alibaba Group Holding denied fresh rumours on Friday that it was under investigation for an unrelated matter.The company first came under scrutiny this week when it was discovered that its cloud computing business was promoting facial recognition software that could identify people by ethnicity.“Racial or ethnic discrimination or profiling in any form violates Alibaba’s…

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