Facial recognition
Data

Clearview AI ordered to delete all images of Australians scraped from social media by Privacy Commissioner

- November 3, 2021 3 MIN READ

Clearview AI, the controversial US-based facial recognition software company co-founded by Australian entrepreneur Hoan Ton-That, has been ordered to delete all Australian images on its database following multiple breaches of the country’s privacy laws. A 15-month joint investigation by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) into… Read more »

Opinion

Australian police are using the Clearview AI facial recognition system with no accountability

- March 5, 2020 4 MIN READ

Australian police agencies are reportedly using a private, unaccountable facial recognition service that combines machine learning and wide-ranging data-gathering practices to identify members of the public from online photographs. The service, Clearview AI, is like a reverse image search for faces. You upload an image of someone’s face and Clearview searches its database to find… Read more »