Axon 'Moonshot': Cut Police/Public Gun Deaths 50% But Plan Vague

By Joyce Ho, Published Nov 10, 2022, 11:22am EST (Info+)

Axon says its 'Moonshot' goal is to reduce shootings between the public and police by 50% in 10 years, but how does the company, whose recent controversy caused most of its AI ethics board to resign, intend to make such a big impact on gun violence?

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In this report, IPVM examines Axon's 'Moonshot' goal, including how the company hopes to achieve these goals, and Axon's objective to "obsolete the bullet."

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Vague ****

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** **** **** ****** ********* ** the ***-** **'** **** ** *** Moonshot, ******** ******** ****** **** *** don't ******** *** ********* **** *****.

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** ******* ** ** **** ******* Axon **** ********* **** ************* ********** and ******* *** ************ ** ****** the ****** ******** *** ********** *** goal ** ******** ***-******* ******.

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* **** **** *** *** **** in ***** ******** **** ****, *** I ** *** *** **********. *********, some ** *** ******** *** **** gathering **** **** *** ** **** fashion ** ****.

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