Clearview app lets strangers find your name, info with snap of a photo, report says

Clearview app lets strangers find your name, info with snap of a photo, report says

It may not be long before you’ll have to forget about walking down the street anonymously, says a New York Times report. The danger this poses to people – here is just one tweet response: Every single one of my women friends have been followed off the bus or subway by a … Continue reading Clearview app lets strangers find your name, info with snap of a photo, report says

Who’s using your face? The ugly truth about facial recognition

Who’s using your face? The ugly truth about facial recognition

Your photo could be in a face recognition database without you knowing.  Last month, EFF’s @jilliancyork discovered her photos, along with other EFF staff, journalists, and activists, were being used to train algorithms to recognize “suspects of interest.” Source: Who’s using your face? The ugly truth about facial recognition Continue reading Who’s using your face? The ugly truth about facial recognition

Facebook labels Russian users as ‘interested in treason’ putting them at risk from the government

Facebook’s advertising tools algorithmically labelled 65,000 Russians as interested in treason, potentially putting them at risk from the repressive state, until the company removed the category, following inquiries from journalists. Just another … Continue reading Facebook labels Russian users as ‘interested in treason’ putting them at risk from the government