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Facial-recognition company PimEyes investigated by German data watchdog

By Cynthia Kroet
  • 27 May 2021 06:24
  • 27 May 2021 06:24
PimEyes, a facial recognition search engine, is being investigated by the data watchdog of the German state of Baden-Württemberg for its processing of biometric data, the regulator said today.

The company scans images with faces on the Internet and saves the biometric data, including characteristics such as face shape and eye color, into

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