Tag: Facial

RCMP broke privacy laws in using controversial Clearview AI facial recognition tools, watchdog says

OTTAWA — Canada’s national police force broke privacy law by using controversial facial recognition software that put innocent Canadians in a “24/7 police lineup,” the federal privacy commissioner says. The RCMP conducted “hundreds” of searches of Clearview AI’s database of billions of photos scraped from the public internet, including social media sites, without consent. The…

Russian police to include both locals and foreigners in new database of facial images, fingerprints and genomic information

Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs is planning to create a biometric data bank of facial images and fingerprints for both Russians and foreigners, allowing the authorities to identify unknown people more easily. Over the next three years, the department will develop new software, enabling the government to more efficiently store data collected about people inside…

'I am SORRY': Cyclist banned for NINE MONTHS over horrific crash that left countryman in COMA after facial reconstruction (VIDEO)

Top cyclist Dylan Groenewegen has been slapped with a nine-month ban for a sprint crash that sent Fabio Jakobsen head-first into a barrier on the Tour of Poland, leaving his countryman in a coma and needing facial reconstruction. Groenewegen described the horror smash, which flipped 23-year-old Jakobsen over signage towards the barrier, as “forever a…