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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 AI suggests its facial biometrics for contact tracing and requests stay in privacy lawsuits

Clearview AI has communicated with federal and state authorities about using its technology to identify individuals as part of coronavirus…

Apr 22, 2020

Plaintiff in Clearview AI biometric privacy lawsuit says breach proves data must be deleted

The plaintiff in a biometric privacy lawsuit against Clearview AI says a recent breach of internal company files, apps and…

Apr 17, 2020

Server misconfiguration leaks source code for Clearview AI biometrics apps

Facial recognition company Clearview AI is making the headlines again after cybersecurity firm SpiderSilk detected a server misconfiguration that exposed,…

Apr 14, 2020

Facial biometrics loophole highlighted by World Privacy Forum report on U.S. schools

One of the top biometrics news stories of the young 2020 calendar year pops up in the middle of the…

Apr 9, 2020

Plaintiff in biometric privacy class action asks judge to order Clearview AI to delete data

If Clearview AI loses access to facial images from social media after using them to train its biometric algorithm, is…

Mar 18, 2020

Governments looking into advanced surveillance, biometric tech to contain coronavirus

Governments are looking into surveillance, geolocation and biometric facial recognition technology that might violate user data privacy, out of desperation…

Mar 16, 2020

California residents file class action against Clearview AI biometric data collection citing CCPA

Last month, Clearview AI was taken to court in California with a punitive class action by two residents from California…

Mar 10, 2020

Clearview AI sought every US mugshot from past 15 years, Vermont sues over web-scraping

Clearview AI has sought every mugshot from across America to augment the billions of images it scraped from social media…

Mar 5, 2020

US lawmakers question biometrics firm over business practices and work with foreign governments

The admission by Olympic-caliber web scraper Clearview AI last week that its account information had been stolen has prompted nettled…

Mar 2, 2020

Retailers and foreign agencies revealed among Clearview facial biometrics users as Apple blocks app

The client list of controversial facial recognition provider Clearview AI includes U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department…

Feb 27, 2020

Controversial biometrics firm reports facial recognition client list breached

Clearview AI’s client information has been breached, after a third party gained “unauthorized access” to its full customer list, the…

Feb 24, 2020

Canadian Privacy Commissioners investigate Clearview AI, develop guidance for police use of biometrics

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner and those of the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Quebec have announced the launch of…

Feb 24, 2020

New face-cloaking tool 100 percent effective against Amazon, Microsoft, Face++ in testing

Researchers say they have found sand to throw in the gears of unauthorized deep-learning models that harvest facial images online….

Feb 18, 2020

SIA testifies to lawmakers as fallout for police from Clearview AI facial biometrics scandal continues

Security Industry Association (SIA) Manager of Government Relations Drake Jamali testified to the importance of facial recognition as an investigative…

Feb 14, 2020

Second biometric data privacy lawsuit against Clearview AI also includes partner supplying police

The second lawsuit alleging biometric privacy violations by Clearview AI under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) has been filed,…

Feb 10, 2020

Victim identification officer says Clearview facial recognition biggest breakthrough, Chicago to review CPD use

Police departments across the U.S. and Canada are using biometric technology from Clearview AI to identify children who are victims…

Feb 6, 2020

Police use of facial biometrics draws scrutiny; helps rescue thousands of children in India

Clearview AI has been telling prospective clients that it is offering or planning to offer facial biometric technology to at…

Feb 5, 2020

Facial recognition issues to be studied by new National Sheriffs’ Association working group

Continuing with its educational program for its members on facial recognition and associated issues it initiated several years ago, the…

Feb 5, 2020

Clearview AI CEO claims First Amendment protects scraping of public biometric data

Clearview AI CEO Hoan Ton-That appeared on CBS This Morning for an interview with correspondent Errol Barnett, after receiving a…

Jan 27, 2020

New Jersey law enforcement blocked from using facial recognition tech from Clearview AI

New Jersey is no longer allowing law enforcement in the state to use biometric facial recognition app Clearview AI, following…

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