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Reported: ICE, CBP and DOJ use Clearview AI, a facial recognition program to scan social media photos

  1. Date Announced

    Feb. 27, 2020

    ICE, CBP and DOJ are reportedly on list of government entities and private businesses using Clearview AI, a facial recognition startup with a database composed of billions of photos compiled from social media and the internet. Clearview’s software claims to match photos of persons of interest to online images culled from millions of websites. [ID #969]

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  3. Subsequent Action

    Apple has reportedly disabled Clearview's mobile app version of the program by removing the company's access to the Apple App Store.

    Apple suspends controversial facial recognition app Clearview AI from its developer program

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