Tag Archives: Law Enforcement

Facial-Recognition Company That Works With Law Enforcement Says Entire Client List Was Stolen

by Betsy Swan, Daily Beast

Clearview AI, which contracts with law enforcement after reportedly scraping 3 billion images from the web, now says someone got “unauthorized access” to its list of customers.

A facial-recognition company that contracts with powerful law-enforcement agencies just reported that an intruder stole its entire client list, according to a notification the company sent to its customers. 

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Law Enforcement’s Secret “Super Search Engine” Amasses Trillions of Phone Records for Decades

by Dave Maass and Aaron Mackey, Electronic Frontier Foundation

EFF Fights For More Disclosure About Hemisphere Program

Although the government still hides too much information about a secret telephone records surveillance program known as Hemisphere, we have learned through EFF’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits that police tout the massive database of private calls as “Google on Steroids” [pdf]. Continue reading Law Enforcement’s Secret “Super Search Engine” Amasses Trillions of Phone Records for Decades