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Is Facial Recognition Software Threatening Our Privacy?

A new company threatens privacy in a way that we may never have seen before. Clearview AI is an astonishing piece of technology–a groundbreaking facial recognition app that collects billions of images from social media and all across the internet. Law enforcement agencies around the world, including the FBI, are becoming enthusiastic clients, enlisting the company's help in identifying suspects. How can we prevent these agencies from abusing their suddenly increased power? That is the question that Hari Sreenivasan poses to Hoan Ton-That, co-founder and CEO of Clearview AI.


Originally aired on February 19, 2020.

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