Clearview AI, the facial recognition company that has been scraping billions of photos off the internet and using it to help more than 600 police departments identify people within seconds, has been making headlines. Here's a timeline of how it all came to be.
Remember the app that made it possible for a stranger to snap your picture and quickly discover your name and address? The CEO says it has a First Amendment right to scrape people's images from public posts. https://t.co/FZMRYBZI2U
EXCLUSIVE: The founder of a facial recognition company described as both “groundbreaking” and “a nightmare” is speaking out.
Wednesday on @CBSThisMorning, Clearview AI CEO Hoan Ton-That talks to @errolbarnett about the controversial software in his first TV interview. https://t.co/jBrJ2ZzP1u
With Facebook also sending a cease & desist, that leaves Microsoft (LinkedIn) as the last tech giant to take action against Clearview.
LinkedIn told me 3 hours ago it was still reviewing the facial recognition company https://t.co/8uxl0Smomt