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JetBlue will test UV cleaning on planes due to coronavirus

As coronavirus cases continue to skyrocket, a leading airline plans to test an advanced cleaning technology on its planes.

JetBlue Airways says it will try out ultraviolet technology to disinfect its aircrafts as a potential response to the COVID-19 crisis.

The airline’s president and COO told ABC News that it’s important for passengers to know that the aircrafts they’re traveling on are safe.

“We’re going to be looking for how far the UV light can reach,” Joanna Geraghty told ABC. “That’s one of the benefits of light that can reach into places that spraying and other types of technology may

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Man wrongfully arrested due to facial recognition software talks about ‘humiliating’ experience

Robert Williams spent more than a day in custody at a Detroit detention center in January after an incorrect facial recognition match led to his wrongful arrest, in what the American Civil Liberties Union alleges is the first such case in the United States.

It’s an experience that has stayed with him.

“I felt empty, I guess,” Williams told NBC News in a television interview. “Humiliated is the only word that I can think of. I felt humiliated to be getting arrested.”

Williams, who is Black, had been mistaken for someone caught on surveillance video shoplifting from a Shinola watch

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