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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 $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…

Apr 22, 2021

Is the US getting serious about the trade in biometrics?

Two bills have been introduced in the U.S. Congress to end what now is a free-for-all among police and intelligence…

Apr 20, 2021

Law enforcement facial recognition examined as DHS called on to halt Clearview AI use

A coalition of more than 70 rights and civil liberties groups have called on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security…

Apr 16, 2021

ACLU suit seeks the release of Clearview AI face biometrics data by ICE and CBP

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is seeking legal action to compel U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Customs and…

Apr 13, 2021

Clearview biometric data privacy lawsuit plaintiffs file for preliminary injunction to force compliance

Plaintiffs in the consolidated class action alleging biometric data privacy violations by Clearview AI have moved for a preliminary injunction to…

Apr 12, 2021

NYPD not true blue when it comes to facial recognition transparency

The worst-case scenario for those who want police to use a controversial facial recognition service is playing out. News is…

Apr 7, 2021

Thousands of face biometrics searches without oversight enabled by Clearview market strategy

A searchable list of more than 1,800 public agencies with employees who used Clearview AI to search for people using face…

Mar 24, 2021

Shadowy origin story has observers picking at Clearview AI

Privacy advocates are starting to worry publicly that Clearview AI, the infamous face-scraping biometric startup, ultimately will prevail in court…

Mar 11, 2021

Legal fight against Clearview AI’s facial recognition service grows

Demographic groups are joining states and nations in demanding that Clearview AI end its massive face-scraping biometric service. Two California…

Mar 9, 2021

Would you buy a used face-scraped dataset from Hoan Ton-That?

The only telling moment in a recent TV interview of face biometrics innovator Clearview AI CEO Hoan Ton-That is when…

Mar 1, 2021

State facial recognition regulations considered as ACLU and Clearview stand in for informed debate

Massachusetts new regulation of facial recognition diverges from the increasingly-worn paths of either preventing the technology’s benefits or not regulating…

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