Clearview AI fined £7.5 million and told to delete all UK facial recognition data

Clearview AI has been fined £7.55 million ($9.5 million) by the UK’s privacy watchdog for illegally scraping the facial images of UK residents from social media and the web. It was also ordered to stop obtaining the data of UK residents and to delete any it has already collected. “The company not only enables identification of those people, but effectively monitors their behavior and offers it as a commercial service. That is unacceptable,” said UK information commissioner John Edwards in a…

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