This App Lets Strangers Discover Your Name

Clearview uses AI technology to discover your name. One photo of yours is enough to make this possible. Polarity Technologies Ltd, has learned that Clearview is using a database of 3 billion photos to achieve this.

In particular, your photo is being compared and matched to the photos of the database. As soon as the system discovers the name of the person in the photo, additional information can be easily unearthed.

Investors and police have used the app in the past to solve minor and major crimes. However, the app is currently unavailable to the public.

According to CNET, ”Regulation of facial recognition technology is currently up in the air in the US. A few cities, including San Francisco, have banned its use, but there aren’t yet any federal laws.”

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