UK fines Clearview AI £7.5M for scraping citizens’ data
Clearview AI has been fined £7.5 million by the UK’s privacy watchdog for scraping the online data of citizens without their explicit consent.
The controversial facial recognition provider has scraped billions of images of people across the web for its system. Understandably, it caught the attention of regulators and rights groups from around the world.
In November 2021, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) imposed a potential fine of just over £17...