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Privacy watchdogs from the UK, Australia team up, snap on gloves to probe AI-for-cops upstart Clearview

Falmari Silver badge
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Be very afraid

It must break EU (not sure about others) privacy laws because they are indexing and storing the data.

But this statement “Clearview AI is a search engine that uses only publicly available images accessible on the internet. It is absurd that the ACLU wants to censor which search engines people can use to access public information on the internet." got me thinking.

Say it was possible to search the internet and perform the image recognition of publicly available images and do it in a reasonable time. Then every image that matched they just return the page url. Would that break privacy laws? I don’t think it would, it is all publicly available and data is not stored. I find that a very frightening thought.

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