Clearview AI now contains 20 billion facial images

29/03/2022 | Biometric Update

Clearview AI has announced that its facial recognition software, Clearview 2.0, now features 20 billion publicly available facial images. According to reports, the images include photos of suspects, persons of interest and potential victims. Clearview AI has come under scrutiny because its software has misidentified people, particularly persons of colour, and it was fined £17 million by the ICO in November 2021 and €20 million by the Italian DPA in March this year. In the US 3,100 law enforcement clients have purchased Clearview AI software, including the FBI and Department of Homeland Security. 

Read Full Story
Clearview AI

What is this page?

You are reading a summary article on the Privacy Newsfeed, a free resource for DPOs and other professionals with privacy or data protection responsibilities helping them stay informed of industry news all in one place. The information here is a brief snippet relating to a single piece of original content or several articles about a common topic or thread. The main contributor is listed in the top left-hand corner, just beneath the article title.

The Privacy Newsfeed monitors over 300 global publications, of which more than 2,500 summary articles have been posted to the online archive dating back to the beginning of 2020. A weekly roundup is available by email every Friday.

Freevacy has been shortlisted in the Best Educator category.
The PICCASO Privacy Awards recognise the people making an outstanding contribution to this dynamic and fast-growing sector.