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Clearview AI chief says company's business model gaining acceptance because of US law enforcement benefits

By Mike Swift
  • 18 Oct 2021 16:56
  • 18 Oct 2021 16:56
The founder of Clearview AI today said even as the company's database of faces has expanded to 10 billion images, its success in helping US law enforcement catch insurrectionists and pedophiles is dampening privacy concerns despite litigation and regulatory challenges.
In a rare public appearance to discuss his company, Hoan

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Mike Swift

Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent


Mike Swift is an award-winning journalist who has been at the forefront of covering data, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory news for more than a decade. As the Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent for MLex, in addition to reporting, he coordinates MLex’s worldwide coverage in the practice area. Formerly chief Internet reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and SiliconValley.com, Mike has covered Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies and has closely tracked technology and regulatory trends in Silicon Valley. He has wide ranging expertise from the business of professional sports to computer-assisted reporting. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he is a graduate of Colby College.

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