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Clearview AI

Website: clearview.ai

Clearview AI is a revolutionary, all-in-one, facial recognition platform designed to support federal, state, and local law enforcement in their shared mission to help keep communities safe. Agencies can use the web-based platform to accelerate their online search capabilities to uncover identities and draw better conclusions than when using more traditional means. Source imagery and other relevant information, not found in traditional databases, can uncover additional insights, patterns of life, associations, relationships and hidden networks for effective identity resolution.

Clearview AI Biometrics News


Clearview launches facial recognition tools to deblur images and remove masks

A pair of new features have been added to Clearview AI’s facial recognition capabilities to help law enforcement identify people…

Sep 27, 2021

Clearview has a heavy-handed plan to scare away organizations and journalists

Most executives decorate their new business to look like parade floats while others drive down Main Street in an army…

Aug 30, 2021

US judge rules biometric processing of public data not protected by First Amendment

An Illinois state court has rejected Clearview AI’s motion to dismiss a biometric data privacy suit against it on grounds…

Aug 26, 2021

US federal agencies plan to increase facial recognition use, GAO report says

Three-quarters of U.S. federal agencies surveyed for a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report are already using facial recognition and more…

Aug 25, 2021

Clearview AI wins a military facial recognition contract

A German-owned online news publisher has published documents reportedly revealing that a criminal investigation unit of the U.S. Army is…

Aug 19, 2021

Clearview stuffs new board with police, military and government faces

Controversial facial recognition service firm Clearview AI has enlisted an advisory board to guide product development and ethics. The ethics…

Aug 17, 2021

Neither AI inaccuracy nor FOIA requests nor human rights stays USPS surveillance

For some privacy advocates in the United States, news that the U.S. Postal Service is accused of using facial recognition…

Aug 10, 2021

Biometric data privacy law liability limited for tech providers, pre-empted by union agreements

The frequency of class actions alleging biometric data privacy violations and scope of liability exposure have increased since the landmark…

Jul 28, 2021

The biometric law of the jungle: It’s always open season on data-gazelles for data-lions

Is there a difference between what Clearview AI has done by scraping social media photos to be used for commercial gain…

Jul 23, 2021

The gamification of biometric surveillance (Not as fun as it sounds)

If everything can be gamified, then life battling blanket facial recognition should be a hoot, though on second thought, “a…

Jul 21, 2021

Clearview $30M Series B funding extends facial recognition investment hot streak

Clearview AI has added $21.4 million to the $8.6 million it announced in an SEC filing last year, the New…

Jul 1, 2021

Court rules Apple possesses users’ biometric data, privacy suit goes ahead

While biometric templates generated by Apple’s Photos app are stored on the device in the control of the user, they…

Jun 11, 2021

Dialogue informing biometrics regulation just getting started, says Ada Lovelace panel

The role of ethics, law, and public comfort in the development of regulation and governance for biometrics, and facial recognition…

May 27, 2021

Abbondanza! Clearview, opponents throw more spaghetti to see what sticks

Privacy International is collaborating on a series of complaints filed against Clearview AI with data protection regulators in France, Austria,…

May 20, 2021

Clearview accused of attempting to move biometric data beyond reach of US law

The latest volley from plaintiffs in a biometric data privacy lawsuit against Clearview AI contends that the company opened subsidiaries…

May 19, 2021

Precise Biometrics and Clearview add C-level execs, Element and Simprints teams grow

Precise Biometrics has appointed Annika Freij as its new chief financial officer, taking over from Ulrik Nilsson no later than…

May 17, 2021

Macy’s blasts ‘legal gamesmanship’ in biometric data privacy suit, seeks dismissal

A lawsuit alleging the use of Clearview AI’s face biometrics service by Macy’s Retail Holdings in violation of the Illinois…

May 12, 2021

Canadian Privacy Commissioner says facial recognition risks not addressed in proposed law

Canada needs new regulation for facial recognition beyond the proposed update to private-sector privacy laws, according to Privacy Commissioner Daniel…

May 11, 2021

Clearview hires DC lobbyists to educate on face biometrics technology

A lobbying firm founded by former Senate aides has been hired by Clearview AI to carry out “education around facial…

May 5, 2021

Clearview says biometric privacy injunction unconstitutional, could force its closure

Clearview AI says in a motion filed to oppose a plaintiff’s motion for injunctive relief in its biometric data privacy…

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