Call your broker, your 401(k) administrator, your union pension administrator, your banker and ask them to vote YES on Item #6 at the Amazon Shareholder meeting on May 22nd, 2019.
The tweet to share: https://twitter.com/theochino/status/1117257084138082305
Amazon Shareholders Set to Vote on a Proposal to Ban Sales of Facial Recognition Tech to Governments
Brian Brackeen, former Chief Executive Officer of facial recognition company Kairos, said, “Any company in this space that willingly hands [facial recognition] software over to a government, be it America or another
nation’s, is willfully endangering people’s lives.”
On my linkedin I posted the following: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6523035079428571136
There are 492,053,396 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote. Bezos and the insiders only hold 1/4 of the votes around 78 millions votes. The rest of the shares are held by institutions. The list is here: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/AMZN/holders?p=AMZN
Let’s make it clear that we don’t want our government to track us with a flawed technology.