Hackers Access 150,000 Security Cameras: Tesla, Hospitals and Prisons Exposed

A groups of hackers has gained access to roughly 150,000 Verkada security cameras, exposing a slew of customer live feeds.

Illinois Facebook Users Will Receive $350 From Settlement

Illinois Facebook users will be receiving roughly $350 from the landmark privacy case against the social media giant.

Intel Introduces RealSense ID Facial Recognition

Intel has introduced RealSense ID Facial Authentication in an effort to deliver private, secure facial recognition.

Dell Launching Video Conferencing Monitors With Microsoft Teams Support

Dell is launching three new monitors with dedicated Microsoft Teams buttons and support for Windows facial recognition.

DHS Tested Mask-Thwarting Facial Recognition

The Department of Homeland Security (DSH) has been testing facial recognition systems that can recognize faces with masks on.

Portland Cracks Down on Facial Recognition

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

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.

Boston Bans Facial Recognition For Government Use

Boston has joined the growing ranks of US cities that have banned the use of facial recognition by government officials.

Microsoft Joins IBM & Amazon, Won’t Sell Facial Recognition Tech to Police

Microsoft has become the third major tech company to announce it will not sell facial recognition technology to police.

Amazon Follows IBM, Bans Police Use of Rekognition

Amazon has announced a one-year moratorium on police use of its facial recognition software, Rekognition.

IBM Ends Its Facial Recognition Business

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna has written Congress to inform them the company no longer offers general purpose facial recognition and analysis software.

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Clearview AI

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

Microsoft Parts Ways With AnyVision Following Investigation

Microsoft is selling its shares in facial recognition firm AnyVision, following allegations the company’s software was being used for West Bank mass surveillance.

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.

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.

RealNetworks CEO Invests $10 Million in Company

Founder and CEO Rob Glaser has invested $10 million in RealNetworks as the company moves into facial recognition.

LG CNS Upgrades Gate Security With Facial Recognition

The new technology could simultaneously increase corporate security while reducing bottlenecks. By relying on facial scans, the system eliminates the risk of lost keycards, hacked authentication codes or stolen fingerprints.

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…