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NGOs file complaints against Clearview AI in five countries

Privacy and human rights organisations have filed legal complaints against controversial facial recognition company Clearview AI to data protection regulators in a coordinated action across five countries. The complaints call for data protection regulators in the UK, France, Austria, Italy and Greece to ban the company’s activities in Europe, alleging…
bubmag
May 27, 2021
Clearview

How to stop AI from recognizing your face in selfies

A number of AI researchers are pushing back and developing ways to make sure AIs can’t learn from personal data. Two of the latest are being presented this week at ICLR, a leading AI conference. “I don't like people taking things from me that they're not supposed to have,” says Emily…
bubmag
May 5, 2021
Clearview

How Face Recognition Can Destroy Anonymity

Stepping out in public used to make a person largely anonymous. Unless you met someone you knew, nobody would know your identity. Cheap and widely available face recognition software means that’s no longer true in some parts of the world. Police in China run face algorithms on public security cameras…
bubmag
April 20, 2021
Clearview

ACLU and 70 other organizations ask DHS to stop using Clearview AI

More than 70 advocacy groups have called on the Department of Homeland Security to stop using Clearview AI's facial recognition software. In a letter addressed to DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Susan Rice, the director of the White House's Domestic Policy Council, the American Civil Liberties Union, Electronic Frontier Foundation,…
bubmag
April 20, 2021
Clearview

Plaintiffs seek preliminary injunction in Clearview AI privacy MDL

Plaintiffs in the recently consolidated multidistrict privacy litigation against Clearview AI Inc are seeking a preliminary injunction, renewing a previous push to bar the company from collecting Illinois residents’ biometric data without consent. In a Friday night filing in Illinois federal court, the plaintiffs chronicled what they called “failed attempts…
bubmag
April 12, 2021