Global Privacy Regulators Probe Facial Recognition Firm Clearview AI

    Date 09 Jul 2020
    Category Privacy
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    Posted By Brittany Day
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    Are you a privacy advocate? Have you heard that global privacy regulators have announced an investigation into controversial facial recognition firm Clearview AI?

     

    “The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have opened a joint investigation into the personal information handling practices of Clearview AI Inc., focusing on the company’s use of ‘scraped’ data and biometrics of individuals,” a brief statement read.

    “The investigation highlights the importance of enforcement cooperation in protecting the personal information of Australian and UK citizens in a globalized data environment.”

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