The UK Has Fined Clearview AI $9.4 Million

The hits keep on coming for Clearview AI, with the UK’s privacy watchdog fining the company $9.4 million and demanding it delete its data on UK residents.

Clearview AI Dealt Major Blow in Court

Clearview AI was dealt a major blow in court, agreeing to completely revamp its business within the US.

More Surveillance Than China — Clearview AI’s Business Plan

Few companies would proudly tout their business plan as offering more comprehensive surveillance than China, but that’s exactly what Clearview AI is doing.

Europe Poised to Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition

Europe is once again establishing itself as a leader in privacy protection, preparing to ban the use of facial recognition by law enforcement.

’Fourth Amendment Is Not For Sale Act’ Tackles Warrantless Surveillance

A proposed piece of legislation would tackle surveillance and the warrantless purchase of individual location data.

Clearview AI Dealt Blow in Canada, Called Illegal

Clearview AI has been dealt its biggest blow yet, with Canada calling the app illegal and demanding it delete photos of Canadian citizens.

Portland Cracks Down on Facial Recognition

Portland has instituted a sweeping ban on facial recognition, the broadest such ban in the US.

UK and Australia Open Joint Investigation Into Clearview AI

The UK and Australia have announced a joint investigation into Clearview AI—to cheers of privacy advocates the world over.

Legislation Would Ban Federal Law Enforcement From Using Facial Recognition

Senators Ed Markey and Jeff Merkley have introduced legislation that would ban federal law enforcement agencies from using facial recognition.

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Clearview AI

The ACLU has filed a lawsuit in Illinois against facial recognition firm Clearview AI.

‘Fool Me Once…’ — Clearview AI Promises to End Private Contracts

Clearview AI has promised it will end all contracts with private companies in the face of public backlash and lawsuits.

Vermont Sues Clearview AI For Breaking Data Laws

Vermont Attorney General Donovan has filed a lawsuit against Clearview AI, claiming the facial recognition firm has broken multiple state laws.

Clearview AI Caught Lying About Who Can Use Its Software

The hits keep on coming: Clearview AI has been caught lying about who can access its controversial facial recognition software.

Clearview AI App Disabled On the App Store

Clearview AI’s troubles continue to mount, with the company’s app being disabled on the App Store for violating Apple’s rules.

Clearview AI’s Client List Stolen

Clearview AI has reported that its entire client list has been stolen by an intruder who “gained unauthorized access.”

Senators Introduce Bill to Temporarily Ban Law Enforcement Facial Recognition

The proposed bill (PDF) comes in the wake of revelations that law enforcement agencies across the country have been using Clearview AI’s software.

Clearview AI Expanding Internationally—With Authoritarian Regimes

In further proof that Clearview AI can’t be trusted, BuzzFeed News is reporting the facial recognition firm is planning on selling its services to authoritarian regimes. Clearview claims to have scraped over 3 billion photos from millions of websites, including…

NJ Bans Clearview; Company Faces Potential Class-Action

Facial recognition firm Clearview AI is facing a potential class-action lawsuit, while simultaneously being banned from being used by NJ police, according to separate reports by the New York Times (NYT) and CNET. The NYT is reporting that Clearview has…

Troubles Mount For Clearview AI, Facial Recognition Firm

According to a report by The Verge, Clearview AI is facing challenges to both its credibility and the legality of the service it provides. On the heels of reports, originally covered by the New York Times, that Clearview AI has…

The Company That Can End Privacy Just Ran Afoul of Twitter

Clearview AI, the company that made headlines last week for potentially ending privacy as we know it, has incurred the wrath of Twitter, according to The Seattle Times. New York Times journalist Kashmir Hill first reported on Clearview AI, a…