AG Donovan sues over facial-recognition ‘web-scraping’ - Associated Press

Vermont’s attorney general wants a New York data company to stop uber-surfing the web to recover photos of Vermonters - including, maybe, you.

New York-based Clearview AI has drawn attention following investigative reports about its practice of harvesting billions of photos

from social media and other services to identify people. Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other companies in February demanded that Clearview stop harvesting their users’ images. Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan filed a lawsuit against Clearview on Tuesday, alleging that the company violated Vermont’s Consumer Protection Act and new data broker law."


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