Facial recognition firm Clearview AI is facing a new lawsuit for violating Illinois state privacy laws for trawling public sources to vacuum up pictures of millions of people without consent.
Amazon announced its facial recognition suite Rekognition is able to read fear as an added emotion. This capability has raised new privacy concerns if implemented by law enforcement agencies.
A leaked survey shows Amazon Ring assessing demand for potential new features including facial recognition and license plate scanning tools for their future product versions.
A recent breach of biometrics giant Suprema has exposed 28 million records of facial recognition and fingerprint data including unencrypted username-password combinations stored in plain text.
A breach at Clearview AI not only exposed its facial recognition source code but also confidential keys and credentials that would grant a disturbing level of access to the company's internal network.
Already unwelcome in parts of the US, Clearview AI has been shown the door in Canada. The controversial facial recognition company's practices are in violation of the country's privacy laws.
Facial recognition firm Clearview AI has become the victim of a data breach after a hacker “gained unauthorized access” to the company’s entire client list, exposing for the first time the details of the organizations which work with the controversial firm.
Clearview AI has been found to scrape the data of European citizens for its facial recognition systems and has been ordered to remove these subjects from its database. Claims it will have 100 billion facial images by the end of 2022.