Facial recognition: Legal complaints lodged against Clearview AI in five countries

John Leonard
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Company has built a business on the faces of 3 billion people scraped from the web without their knowledge

Privacy campaigners filed a series of legal complaints with five European regulators against the US tech firm Clearview AI on Thursday, alleging the company scraped facial images of 3 billion peopl...

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