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Clearview AI

Website: clearview.ai

Clearview AI provides the world’s largest facial network to support law enforcement and government agencies in their shared mission to keep communities safe. Our revolutionary intelligence platform, powered by facial recognition, helps accurately and rapidly identify suspects, investigate crimes, enhance public safety, and provide justice to victims. Law enforcement utilize Clearview AI’s collection of 10+ billion open-source images to generate high-quality leads.

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Clearview granted patent for building biometric training dataset by USPTO

A patent has been granted to Clearview AI for its method of gathering and preparing training data for face biometrics…

Sep 19, 2022

Clearview facial recognition used to exonerate suspect on trial over traffic fatality

In what its CEO calls a move to “balance the scales of justice,” facial recognition company Clearview AI gave defense…

Sep 6, 2022

A BIPA motion loss for Clearview as Walmart faces complaint over alleged use

Say what you will about face-scraper Clearview AI, its owners have courtroom stamina as a defendant. The facial recognition subscription…

Aug 25, 2022

Clearview patent on method for scaling biometric training dataset gets US notice of allowance

A patent for a method of biometric algorithm training filed by Clearview AI is on its way to being granted,…

Aug 16, 2022

Lawsuit filed against retail giants in Illinois alleges biometric data privacy violations

A group of major retailers with stores in Illinois are facing a potential class action lawsuit alleging they violated the…

Aug 10, 2022

Clearview reveals biometric presentation attack detection feature, talks training and testing

A new presentation attack detection feature has been added to the Clearview Consent API from Clearview AI to allow developers…

Aug 5, 2022

Biometric data privacy plaintiffs argue Clearview’s source code not highly confidential

Clearview AI is fighting to keep the source code for its facial recognition technology confidential, while plaintiffs alleging biometric data…

Jul 27, 2022

Biometric data privacy lawsuits against Amazon, Clearview survive dismissal appeals

Neither Amazon nor Clearview AI made progress this week fending off biometric privacy lawsuits filed in the United States. Clearview…

Jul 13, 2022

Greek regulator fines Clearview €20M and orders biometric data deleted

Clearview AI has been fined €20 million ($20.1 million) by a second data regulator in Europe for violating several articles…

Jul 12, 2022

Parties seek clarity in biometric data privacy lawsuits’ scope

A series of court cases over alleged violations of biometric data privacy are gradually increasing clarity on the scope of…

Jun 17, 2022

Execs move out of Clearview; others move to Daon, ID.me and Lumeo

Reuters is reporting that Clearview AI has lost its sales chief and some staff. According to unnamed sources and independent…

Jun 1, 2022

Clearview CEO pitches developer focus as key to Consent facial recognition success

The new Clearview Consent identity verification product from Clearview AI brings the company’s facial recognition algorithm to an entirely new…

May 24, 2022

Clearview enters selfie biometrics market as KYC firms sign up onboarding clients

Clearview is joining the selfie biometrics market and has signed up its first client. Biometrics-enabled know your customer (KYC) and…

May 23, 2022

Clearview CEO laments ‘misrepresentation’ of facial recognition app in response to UK fine

Clearview AI has been fined approximately £7.5 million (US$9.5 million) by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for breach of…

May 18, 2022

Researcher explores Clearview facial recognition, GDPR allegations and enforcement

The collection of biometric data from public images by Clearview AI violates European data protection law, but there is little privacy…

May 13, 2022

Canadian government seeks dismissal of biometric data privacy suit against federal police

Canada’s Federal Government has filed a motion to have the certification of a potential class action lawsuit over biometric data…

May 10, 2022

Canadian lawmakers demand clearer answers on facial recognition from national police

A standing committee of Canadian Members of Parliament examining face biometrics use in the country saw further clarification of the…

May 9, 2022

Clearview settles biometric data privacy lawsuit with ACLU, declares ‘a huge win’ for company

Clearview AI has settled a biometric data privacy lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and other advocacy groups by…

Apr 27, 2022

Clearview CEO argues for facial recognition regulation and education in live interview

Any tool as powerful as facial recognition needs to be regulated by the government, Clearview AI CEO Hoan Ton-That told an…

Apr 13, 2022

Advocates seek higher biometric data privacy damages as settlement millions add up

The scope and impact of biometric data privacy lawsuits is coming into sharper focus, as a court considers whether claims…

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