Red Rocks Ditches Plans to Add Amazon Palm Scan After Uproar
After major uproar, the management of Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado has apparently backed off of plans to install Amazon One biometric scanning devices at the famed venue. From the moment they were announced in the fall of 2021, consumer privacy advocates had pushed back hard against the devices,... Read more
Artists, Privacy Groups Call on Red Rocks, AXS, AEG to Drop Amazon One Palm Scanning
More than 200 artists and privacy advocacy groups have penned an open letter calling on Red Rocks, AXS, and AEG to immediately stop its use of the Amazon One biometric scanning system. Among those signing are Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello, Bikini Kill’s Kathleen Hanna, and Pittsburgh punk... Read more
AXS Plans to Roll Out Biometric Palm Scanning at Colorado’s Red Rocks
AXS announced that it would be rolling out a biometric ticketing system at Red Rocks, the iconic venue in the mountains outside Denver. The system, powered by Amazon One’s palm recognition technology, will be added immediately to the Red Rocks entry systems, with plans to roll out the scanning... Read more