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Jul 27, 2018

Larry Snow with the Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News for Friday, July 27th, 2018


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Facebook approves $10 million a year for Zuckerberg family security

Facebook approved a $10 million annual pre-tax allowance to amplify security for CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his family. That is roughly $27,000 per day. 

The allowance, announced in an SEC filing on Thursday, increases Facebook's security spend on Zuckerberg from $7.3 million last year and $4.9 million in 2016.


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From Gizmodo

Amazon's Face Recognition Misidentifies 28 Members of Congress as Suspected Criminals

Amazon’s controversial face recognition software, called Rekognition, misidentified more than two dozen members of Congress as people arrested for crimes. The false identifications were made when the ACLU of Northern California tasked Rekognition with matching photos of all 535 members of Congress against 25,000 publicly available mugshot photos. 


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