More Than A Dozen Organizations From The Met Police To J.K. Rowling’s Foundation Have Tried Clearview AI’s Facial Recognition Tech
Exclusive: The UK National Crime Agency and a number of police forces across England, as well as several private investment firms, have registered users with facial recognition software company Clearview AI.
Clearview’s Facial Recognition App Has Been Used By The Justice Department, ICE, Macy’s, Walmart, And The NBA
A BuzzFeed News review of Clearview AI documents has revealed the company is working with more than 2,200 law enforcement agencies, companies, and individuals around the world.
“I’m committing $10 billion to start and will begin issuing grants this summer. Earth is the one thing we all have in common — let’s protect it, together.”
The company's shutdown leaves 114 people, including Andy Rubin, out of jobs.
”The report is absurd on many levels and further demonstrates that Clearview simply does not understand the harms of its technology in law enforcement hands.”
Clearview AI Wants To Sell Its Facial Recognition Software To Authoritarian Regimes Around The World
Facebook confirmed to BuzzFeed News that it has sent a cease-and-desist letter to Clearview AI, asking the company to stop using information from Facebook and Instagram.
In January 2017, when the Trump administration first unveiled a travel ban targeting seven majority Muslim countries, the tech industry took up arms. This time around there's mainly been silence.
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Clearview AI Once Told Cops To “Run Wild” With Its Facial Recognition Tool. It's Now Facing Legal Challenges.
One of Clearview AI's investors defended the company, “We do not have to be hidden to be free.”
Clearview AI Says Its Facial Recognition Software Identified A Terrorism Suspect. The Cops Say That's Not True.
Clearview AI has built a database of billions of photos that it says can reveal just about anyone's true identity. But there are troubling questions about its past.
"So was Facebook responsible for Donald Trump getting elected? I think the answer is yes.”
Twitter says the president's retweet is not a violation of its rules.
Facebook Tells US Attorney General It’s Not Prepared To Get Rid Of Encryption On WhatsApp And Messenger
“People’s private messages would be less secure and the real winners would be anyone seeking to take advantage of that weakened security,” the company wrote to leaders in the US, UK, and Australia.
“The people that read Musk's tweet wouldn’t have known who he was talking about," one juror told BuzzFeed News.
A group of former Google employees who were terminated last month are hoping their complaints about unfair labor practices will trigger a federal investigation into the search giant.
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“IPhones are great products. Seriously, though, @Apple, please, please, stick to high-tech and entertainment. Global politics is not your strong side,” Ukraine’s foreign minister tweeted.
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House Caucus Leaders Wrote A Letter To Google Asking About Its Hire Of A Former DHS Staffer Who Worked On Family Separation
“We find it alarming when companies choose to reward and hire individuals that have played active roles in implementing cruel policies that target and hurt the communities we represent and Google is no exception.”
“We’re absolutely going to make mistakes here. But we firmly believe that it’s better for us to start getting it right and giving people ways to tell us how it’s wrong.”