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Canada’s privacy watchdogs go after U.S. facial recognition company Clearview

Four of Canada’s privacy commissioners have launched a joint investigation into whether a U.S. company’s facial recognition technology, which scrapes facial images from the internet, violates privacy laws in Canada.   The federal privacy commissioner and commissioners in Alberta, British Columbia and Quebec said Friday they are investigating Clearview AI about whether the company is collecting and using personal information without consent.   “Media reports have stated that Clearview AI is using its technology to collect images and make facial recognition available to law enforcement...

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