Amazon isn’t just a friendly little company where consumers order cheap stuff online – they are also a major government contractor and they have been working with police departments across the country on facial recognition software. And Amazon says that their software is so advanced that it can even detect fear in people’s faces. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins talks about the dangerous implications of this new software from Amazon.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced