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Clearview AI now lets Canadians opt-out of facial recognition searches

On the heels of Clearview AI announcing plans to pull out of Canada, residents can now request they not appear in the facial recognition system. As reported by , sometime this week, Clearview AI added a link to its website. Canadians who click the link can “opt-out” of the company’s facial recognition search. Clearview uses artificial intelligence and machine learning technology to scrape people’s images from the internet and then matches people to that database using facial recognition. It does not seek consent from people before harvesting their photos. Clearview AI intended its software for use by law enforcement agencies, but it’s also available to private companies. Unfortunately for Canadians who want to remove themselves f...