- Clearview AI said in December it aims to put almost every human’s face in its facial recognition database, making ‘everyone in the world will be identifiable’
- In a report to investors made in December, the facial recognition firm told investors the company is currently collecting 100 billion photos of human faces
- The company further told investors that its ‘index of faces’ has grown from 3 billion images to more than 10 billion since the start of 2020
- The images – approximately 14 photos for each of the 7 billion people on Earth – would bolster the firm’s already extensive surveillance system
- In the presentation to investors, obtained by The Washington Post, Clearview brass pleaded for funding for the undertaking, to the tune of $50 million
A controversial AI company has announced it aims to put an image of nearly every human face in its facial recognition database, making it possible for ‘almost everyone in the world [to] be identifiable.’
In its latest report in December, facial recognition firm Clearview AI told investors that the company is currently collecting 100 billion photos of human faces for the unprecedented campaign, which will be stored in its dedicated database.