Canada launches investigation into facial recognition technology firm ClearviewChristian Fernsby ▼ | February 22, 2020
The privacy protection authorities for Canada, Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta announced yeterday they will jointly investigate Clearview AI and its use of facial recognition technology.
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Media reports have stated that Clearview AI is using its technology to collect images and make facial recognition available to law enforcement for the purposes of identifying individuals. The company has also claimed to be providing its services to financial institutions.
The four privacy regulators will examine whether the organization’s practices are in compliance with Canadian privacy legislation. ■