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Vermont sues Clearview AI over “unethical” facial screen scraping

11 Mar 2020

Vermont has sued Clearview AI, the controversial face recognition company that’s said to have built up a huge database of facial images of everyday people.

Vermont’s attorney general sued Clearview AI in state court on Tuesday, saying the controversial face recognition company’s use of images scraped from the internet violates its consumer protection and data brokerage laws. The state is seeking a court order requiring that Clearview stop collecting photos of state residents and destroy the data and photos of Vermonters it already has on file.

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