Techmeme

Results 11 - 20 of 31:

Kashmir Hill / New York Times:
Canada's privacy authority says what Clearview AI does is mass surveillance, calls it illegal and unacceptable, and tells it to delete citizens' facial images   —  Canadian authorities declared that the company needed citizens' consent to use their biometric information, and told the firm to delete facial images from its database.
Feb 3, 2021, 11:10 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Miami PD says it is using facial recognition tech from Clearview AI to identify Capitol rioters, raising concerns among civil liberty and privacy advocates   —  - Citizens and police sift online trove to find Capitol mob  — Facial recognition software used by one police department
Jan 16, 2021, 3:35 PMIn context
BuzzFeed News:
The Los Angeles Police Department issues a moratorium on using commercial facial recognition software following inquiries about its use of Clearview AI software   —  The Los Angeles Police Department has banned the use of commercial facial recognition systems, following inquiries from BuzzFeed News …
Nov 17, 2020, 8:00 PMIn context
BuzzFeed News:
Clearview AI SEC filing revealed $8.6M in equity sales from undisclosed investors and identified two previously unknown board members   —  Controversial facial recognition company Clearview AI — which has built a database of more than 3 billion images taken from Facebook, Instagram …
Sep 24, 2020, 8:10 PMIn context
Kim Lyons / The Verge:
ICE signed a contract with facial recognition company Clearview AI this week for “mission support”, government contracting records show   —  The contract comes after months of scrutiny of Clearview's privacy practices  —  Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) …
Aug 14, 2020, 2:25 PMIn context
Kashmir Hill / New York Times:
Clearview AI has hired pre-eminent First Amendment lawyer Floyd Abrams, who plans to assert a free-speech right to disseminate publicly available photos   —  Clearview AI has hired Floyd Abrams, a top lawyer, to help fight claims that selling its data to law enforcement agencies violates privacy laws.
Aug 11, 2020, 9:15 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / New York Times:
Fawkes, a tool developed by researchers at the University of Chicago, disguises photos with pixel-level changes that confuse facial recognition systems   —  Researchers at the University of Chicago want you to be able to post selfies without worrying that the next Clearview AI will use them to identify you.
Aug 4, 2020, 4:35 AMIn context
Alfred Ng / CNET:
UK and Australian data privacy offices say they are opening a joint investigation of Clearview AI   —  The facial recognition company is being scrutinized over its database of 3 billion photos.  —  The governments of the UK and Australia are investigating a facial recognition company …
Jul 9, 2020, 2:30 PMIn context
Ilya Banares / Bloomberg:
Canadian privacy watchdog says Clearview AI will cease offering facial recognition tech in Canada and suspend its contract with RCMP   —  - Privacy authorities launched investigation five months ago  — Canadians can opt-out of Clearview's search results, CEO says
Jul 6, 2020, 4:25 PMIn context
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada:
Clearview AI ceases offering its facial recognition technology in Canada   —  Clearview AI has advised Canadian privacy protection authorities that, in response to their joint investigation, it will cease offering its facial recognition services in Canada.  —  This step includes …
Jul 6, 2020, 4:15 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Upwork:
Key Takeaways from Season 1 of Work Unlocked  —  Look at work in a whole new way with insights from Work Unlocked, a podcast featuring business leaders, future-of-work experts, and freelancers helping to drive innovation.
Climate Draft:
Join, advise, or invest in climate startups in 2022  —  We're mobilizing top tech talent to work with leading climate startups.  Sign up to be the first to know about future Climate Drafts and how you can participate.
Techmeme Leaderboards:
Find out who the top reporters are in 43 different tech categories  —  Who are the most influential writers on topics like AI, VR, IoT, or e-commerce?  We've analyzed Techmeme's news crawl data to find out.