Controversial face recognition company Clearview AI pledges to stop selling tech to private firms

Controversial facial recognition company Clearview AI says it will stop selling tech to private companies after furious backlash and class-action lawsuit Court documents suggest Clearview will stop selling software to private entities It will continue its contract with governments and law enforcement  The move has done little to appease public advocates like the ACLU By … Read more

Controversial facial recognition company Clearview AI considered for coronavirus contact tracing

The controversial facial recognition company Clearview AI is in negotiations with several unnamed federal agencies and three US states to provide contact tracing services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Company founder and CEO Hoan Ton-That confirmed the negotiations were ongoing but declined to specify which agencies or states are considering the company’s services. Ton-That said the … Read more

Clearview AI exposes source code to controversial facial recognition app and company credentials

Clearview AI exposes database containing source code to its controversial facial recognition as well as company keys and credentials Clearview’s source code was exposed via a misconfigured database The database allowed anyone to bypass a password by creating a new user login It also exposed company passwords and a token to Clearview’s Slack channel Clearview … Read more