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For this Amazon van driver, AI surveillance was the final straw

by Avi Asher-Schapiro | @AASchapiro | Thomson Reuters Foundation Friday, 19 March 2021 12:02 GMT (https://news.trust.org/item/20210319120214-n93hk/?fbclid=IwAR19hxiueSRjFazxoiYfdDU1afKo1o1odNJ7YQJnUocTqHDPT-SIXen8JWo) For Vic, an Amazon driver since 2019, the company’s decision to install a four-lens, AI-powered camera in his van was the final indignity. This month, he quit   *Amazon is rolling out AI-powered cameras in its branded delivery vans *Some workers say the cameras violate their privacy and worry who gets their data *Five U.S. Senators have written to Amazon seeking an explanation By Avi Asher-Schapiro March 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Vic started delivering packages for Amazon in 2019, he enjoyed it – the work was physical, he liked the autonomy, and ...