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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 fights biometric app ban by Canadian province in court

Clearview AI is pushing back against a ban on its forensic face biometrics app imposed by a Canadian data protection…

Jan 12, 2022

Clearview AI’s US law enforcement facial recognition footprint grows with FBI contract

The latest U.S law enforcement sign up for Clearview AI’s facial recognition-as-a-service app is a modest $18,000, one-year contract, spotted…

Dec 14, 2021

Application of state biometric data privacy laws for companies, feds debated

Differences between how biometrics use is treated in state and federal laws in the United States are behind motions to…

Dec 8, 2021

Disclosure sought on Clearview facial recognition use and by company in separate cases

A freedom of speech group in the U.S. has filed Freedom of Information Act requests seeking details about the use…

Dec 6, 2021

Clearview’s internet-as-facial recognition reference database concept to be granted patent

The core concept behind Clearview AI, that of using all public images on the internet as a reference database for…

Nov 30, 2021

Clearview AI faces provisional $23M fine, cease and delete notice from UK regulator

Following a joint investigation with its counterpart in Australia, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced its provisional intent…

Nov 24, 2021

Clearview joins leaders in NIST face biometrics accuracy testing

The face biometrics algorithms scoring the highest accuracy in the latest benchmark from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and…

Nov 11, 2021

Oosto backs call for scraped biometrics deletion; Clearview fires back

An industry dust-up has broken out over the appropriate composition of biometric reference databases for law enforcement applications, with Oosto endorsing…

Nov 3, 2021

Clearview enters NIST biometric accuracy test with a splash amid image struggle

Clearview AI is taking steps to back up its biometric accuracy claims and show the legitimacy of its business model, with…

Oct 27, 2021

Postal Service moves to dismiss biometric data privacy suit

The U.S. Postal Service has filed a motion to have a lawsuit alleging it failed to meet its legal obligations…

Oct 8, 2021

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…

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