A lawsuit has been filed against Clearview AI in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois East Division, CNET reports. The lawsuit alleges Clearview's actions threaten civil liberties and that the company "used artificial intelligence algorithms to scan the facial geometry of each individual depicted in the images, a technique that violates multiple privacy laws." Meanwhile, Recode reports at least nine U.S. public school districts have acquired analytic surveillance cameras equipped with AI-based software to identify students, while The Economist reports technology has been developed to identify individuals by their heartbeat. In other news, 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki believes privacy concerns are partly responsible for her company's recent financial struggles. Editor's note: IAPP Editorial Director Jedidiah Bracy, CIPP, looks at whether the Clearview story will change the debate around facial-recognition technology in this piece for Privacy Perspectives.
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