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Dallas Police Used Face Recognition Software Without Authorization, Installed on Personal Phones

Dallas police officers used unauthorized facial recognition software to conduct between 500 and 1,000 searches in attempts to identify people based on photographs. A Dallas Police spokesperson says the searches were never authorized by the department, and that in some cases, officers had installed facial recognition…Read more...
Tags: Face, Learning, Dallas Police Department, Clearview, Face Id, Surveillance, Mass Surveillance, Melinda Gutierrez, Technology Internet, Articles, Facial Recognition Software, Hoan Ton That, Clearview Ai, Hyper Surveillance, Eric Johnson, Buzzfeed

Report: Clearview AI's Facial Recognition Has Been Used by Over 1,800 Public Agencies

A new series of reports from BuzzFeed News shows the wide net cast by shadowy surveillance firm Clearview AI. Individuals at 1,803 public agencies—many of which are police departments—have used its facial recognition software at some point over recent years, according to data reviewed by the news outlet. Read more...
Tags: Science, Learning, Buzzfeed, Immigration, Articles, Surveillance, Law Enforcement, National Security, Mass Surveillance, BuzzFeed News, Customs Enforcement, Facial Recognition Software, ClearView, Crime Prevention, Clearview AI, Facial recognition system

Right-Wing 'Troll' Chuck Johnson Claims He Cofounded Facial Recognition Giant Clearview AI

Chuck Johnson, the conservative activist, writer, and founder of several failed web platforms, is known to swim in a cesspool of right-wing drama. The 32-year-old allegedly played a role in former President Trump’s transition team, has connections to Breitbart and Matt Gaetz, and has long enjoyed the role of far-right…Read more...
Tags: Science, Finance, Articles, Peter Thiel, Chuck Johnson, Mass Surveillance, Trump, Breitbart, Richard Spencer, Facial Recognition Software, ClearView, Matt Gaetz, Business Finance, Businesspeople, Richard Schwartz, Clearview AI

How Making a Funny Face Could Boost the Security of Face Unlock Features

Securing a device using your face is much easier than remembering a PIN or password, but the technology is not infallible. There are many tricks that can be used to circumvent various facial recognition security systems (including just a static photo of your face), but researchers have developed a new algorithm that…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Ios, Science, Technology, Face, Articles, Surveillance, PhD, Neural Network, DJ Lee, Video Surveillance, Computational Neuroscience, Face Id, Zheng Sun, Facial recognition system, Academic Disciplines

Facebook's Making a Good Case Why You Should Never Wear Its Smart Glasses

Everyone and their mother is supposedly building a pair of smart glasses now, Facebook included. However, a BuzzFeed News report notes that apparently, Facebook is thinking about building facial recognition into its forthcoming pair of AR glasses. Um, no thank you.Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Science, Technology, Buzzfeed, Surveillance, Eyewear, Computing, Augmented Reality, Andrew Bosworth, BuzzFeed News, Display technology, Smartglasses, Face Id, Biometric Information Privacy Act, Wearable Computers

Clearview AI Thinks The Solution to Dating Is Facial Recognition

Clearview AI, now the byword for unchecked surveillance, has filed a wide-ranging patent application that envisions handing over the most reviled uses of facial recognition technology to just about anyone. The application proposes allowing users to submit a photo and instantly retrieve information including, but…Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Learning, Articles, Surveillance, Law Enforcement, Facial Recognition, Mass Surveillance, Facial Recognition Software, ClearView, Crime Prevention, Clearview AI, Hoan Ton That, Facial recognition system

Minneapolis Bans City Cops From Using Face Recognition Tech

On Friday, the Minneapolis City Council approved a new ordinance that prevents the city from buying or using face recognition technology without specific permission. Local police immediately began whining about it. Read more...
Tags: Science, Learning, Articles, Surveillance, Law Enforcement, Mass Surveillance, Facial Recognition Software, Minneapolis City Council, Minneapolis Police Department, Video Surveillance, Medaria Arradondo, Clearview AI, Facial recognition system, Automatic Identification And Data Capture

CBP Facial Recognition Scanners Failed to Find a Single Imposter At Airports in 2020

Customs and Border Protection used facial recognition tools to scan over 23 million travelers’ faces at 30-plus points of entry in 2020, and failed to turn up a single example of an individual impersonating someone else at an airport, per a Wednesday report by OneZero.Read more...
Tags: Science, Government, Surveillance, Customs, Biometrics, Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, Business Finance, Video Surveillance, IRIS Recognition, Access Control, Face Id, Facial recognition system, Automatic Identification And Data Capture, Customs Services, CBP Facial Recognition Scanners

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