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Privacy Clearview AI to stop selling controversial facial recognition app to private companies

Controversial facial recognition provider Clearview AI says it will no longer sell its app to private companies and non-law enforcement entities, according to a legal filing first reported on...

Privacy No privacy review completed of controversial Telus Health Babylon app

A privacy review of Babylon, the controversial telehealth doctor consultation app, may not be completed for a year or more.Telus Health has submitted a privacy impact assessment of the app to...

Privacy Controversial Clearview AI facial recognition program used twice by city police: Privacy commissioner investigating

Alberta’s privacy commissioner Jill Clayton said later Friday said that her office is now ... The program can take a mugshot, for example, and scan the internet, including Facebook, Twitter and...

Privacy Controversial Clearview AI facial recognition program used twice by city police: Review launched

The controversial facial recognition program Clearview AI was used without approval on at least two occasions by Edmonton city police, triggering a review by the Edmonton Police Service ... or ...

Privacy Controversial Clearview AI app could 'end privacy.' So, what now?

Regulation seems the best bet for preserving privacy Indeed, that could already be proving to be our best hope ... an injunction to stop Clearview from continuing its business, argues that the...

Privacy Controversial facial recognition technology being rolled out by London police, alarming privacy groups

LONDON -- Facial recognition technology is set to be rolled out across London by the Metropolitan Police Service beginning Friday, despite concerns over the technology’s effectiveness and...

Privacy State use of controversial spying laws still at ‘astonishing’ levels

Figures indicate State use of spying laws fell after a landmark High Court judgment ... allow gardaí and other agencies to access private communication data of people from mobile phone and internet...

Privacy California Rings in 2020 with Controversial Data Privacy Overhaul

and politicians on both sides of the aisle advocating for stronger digital privacy measures. The California Consumer Privacy Act, which went into effect on January 1, 2020, has been widely lauded ...

Privacy Democrats to debate in California. Some of the state's controversial laws have divided the field

Arnold Schwarzenegger signed it into law in 2006. Biden and Buttigieg have both expressed support for carbon pricing ... most have settled on hybrid proposals that would preserve the role of...

Privacy Uber Testing Controversial Audio-Recording Feature As Privacy Concerns Rise

With the latest safety feature, the ride-hailing company will give riders a choice between privacy and security. Last Nov. 6, Uber announced the audio feature that will come to the US soon,...

Privacy Google tries to explain its controversial health data collection program

The search giant previously said that it's legally collecting data from the hospital chain Ascension under a so-called business associate agreement (BAA), which allows it to share some patient info...

Privacy Democratic presidential candidates oppose Las Vegas' controversial law banning homeless people from sleeping on sidewalks

several candidates advocate for allowing developers to build more affordable housing to drive down rents or forcing private landlords to accept tenants with Section 8 housing vouchers. Only Castro ...

Privacy Google Partner Company Just Unveiled Its Controversial 'Smart City' for Toronto. It Raises Alarm Bells About Privacy

But there's one big catch: Data-collecting sensors would be integrated into its buildings, vehicles, sidewalks, and streets, raising major concerns about the privacy of anyone who lives or passes ...

Privacy A Controversial Plan to Encrypt More of the Internet

Specifically, EFF called on internet service providers to start acting as encrypted DNS resolvers themselves. Ideally, this would involve getting ISPs to sign on to strict privacy protections like ...

Privacy US, UK Sign Electronic Data-Sharing Pact Under Controversial Law

The agreement is the first of its kind under the CLOUD Act, a law passed by Congress last year that has been severely criticized by some European countries for threatening privacy rights ... and ...

Privacy Sidewalk Labs' controversial data collection project is now a company

The project gleams these insights from mobile location data, which has raised numerous privacy concerns from critics. Nick Bowden, Replica's CEO and co-founder, tried to address privacy fears in a ...

Privacy Invasion Of Privacy Lawsuit Over Cardi B's Controversial Mixtape Cover Moves Forward

A tattooed surfer’s case against Cardi B over the cover of her mixtape, Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 1, can move forward according to an order recently filed by a California federal judge. Cardi B’s...

Privacy Appeals court rejects challenge to controversial Florida education law

The law, known in education circles by the shorthand HB 7069 ... Charter schools are public schools, though they are typically run by private operators. “While charter schools are statutorily ...

Privacy The controversial role of private military and security companies in Africa

the same data could actually indicate that they simply managed its intensity. This analysis underscores the need to really come to grips with the concept of effectiveness of private military and ...