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Clearview AI and the Legal Challenges Facing Facial Recognition Databases

Socially Aware Blog

10 Feb 2020

Every day, social media users upload millions of images to their accounts; each day 350 million photos are uploaded to Facebook alone. Many social media websites make users’ information and images available to anyone with a web browser. The wealth of public information available on social media is immensely valuable, and the practice of webscraping — third parties using bots to scrape public information from websites to monetize the information — is increasingly common.

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