Law Enforcement

Clearview AI Thinks The Solution to Dating Is Facial Recognition

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 not limited to, mental health…

Twitter Says Its Partner Dataminr Wasn’t Surveilling Protests for Local Cops, Just ‘News Alerting’

Twitter Says Its Partner Dataminr Wasn’t Surveilling Protests for Local Cops, Just ‘News Alerting’

AI intelligence analysis startup Dataminr monitored nationwide protests against the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd using rarely granted, privileged access to Twitter’s “firehose,” the Intercept reported on Thursday. While this seems like a clear violation of Twitter policies against using its tools for surveillance purposes, Twitter says Dataminr was…