Police In At Least 24 Countries Have Used Clearview AI. Find Out Which Ones Here.
As of February 2020, 88 law enforcement and government-affiliated agencies in 24 countries outside the United States have tried to use controversial facial recognition technology Clearview AI, according to a BuzzFeed News investigation.
A Government Watchdog May Have Missed Clearview AI Use By Five Federal Agencies In A New Report
In a government accountability report about facial recognition, five federal agencies said they didn't use Clearview AI. Data reviewed by BuzzFeed News suggests they should have.
There Are No Laws Restricting “Stingray” Use. This New Bill Would Help.
“Stingrays” mimic cellphone towers to intercept phone calls and texts. This is the first law that would regulate their use.
Ring Now Has 350 Fire Departments In Its Neighborhood Surveillance Program
The home surveillance camera company owned by Amazon has also partnered with more than 1,800 police departments.
Telegram And Amazon Are Hosting Fake Vaccine Card Merchants
Fake vaccine card merchants are rampant on Telegram. Meanwhile, fake vaccine card listings continue to fall between the cracks on Amazon, despite a ban on them.
Facebook Will Ban Trump For The Next Two Years
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Derek Chauvin Was Found Guilty, But A Bigger Fight For Justice Is Still Ongoing
"The problem is cops have all the power and they're killing people every fucking day. I don't care that they're getting sent to jail now. They shouldn't be killing people."
“I Got Little Left In The Tank”: Minneapolis Residents Are Exhausted After The Killings Of George Floyd And Daunte Wright
“Mentally, I'm not at my best, but I'm just trying to move around physically because that's what I can give right now.”
The Police Killing Of Daunte Wright Sparked A Third Night Of Protests: "It Could’ve Been Me"
“How are we supposed to live and grow up in this place knowing that next time that might be me on the floor?”
Police Killed 20-Year-Old Daunte Wright On Sunday, Sparking Protests
Police did not release the victim’s name, but Katie Wright identified him as her son, Daunte Wright. The shooting led hundreds of people to protest — and police to fire tear gas.
The NYPD Has Misled The Public About Its Use Of Facial Recognition Tool Clearview AI
The NYPD has said that it never had a relationship with the facial recognition company, “formally or informally.” These documents say otherwise.
Your Local Police Department Might Have Used This Facial Recognition Tool To Surveil You. Find Out Here.
Search through BuzzFeed News’ database to find out if the police department in your community is among the hundreds of taxpayer-funded entities that used Clearview AI’s facial recognition.
How A Facial Recognition Tool Found Its Way Into Hundreds Of US Police Departments, Schools, And Taxpayer-Funded Organizations
A BuzzFeed News investigation has found that employees at law enforcement agencies across the US ran thousands of Clearview AI facial recognition searches — often without the knowledge of the public or even their own departments.
A Twitter Bug May Have Kept You From Muting "WandaVision"
If Twitter muting stopped working for you, you’re not alone.
Influencers' Mirror Pictures Might Not Be Mirror Pictures At All
A theory circulating on TikTok argues someone is just taking a picture of influencers holding up their phones.
These Maps On Zillow Seem To Accidentally Show The Invisible Legacy Of "Slum Clearance"
Ghost boxes in Zillow's maps of cities like Chicago and Cincinnati appear to mark the homes bulldozed to build freeways — and the neighborhoods that were displaced in the process.
Here's How To Show You Are Medically Eligible For The COVID Vaccine
Fifteen states have opened up vaccinations to people with certain health conditions. Here's how you can prove you are eligible.
A Clearview AI Patent Application Describes Facial Recognition For Dating And Identifying People Who Are Unhoused Or Use Drugs
A patent unveiled on Thursday describes several potential uses for Clearview AI, such as creating networks for people in industries like real estate or retail to “share headshots of high-risk individuals.”
After 27 Years, Jeff Bezos Will Step Down As CEO Of Amazon
He will be replaced by Andy Jassy, who is currently CEO of Amazon Web Services.
Kellyanne Conway's Twitter Account Posted A Nude Photo Of Her Underage Daughter Claudia. Twitter Won't Say If It's Banning Her.
Local police are “looking into concerns” around the incident.