Clearview AI Set Up Units to Sell Tech in Latin America, Asia

May 20, 2021, 2:54 PM

Clearview AI Inc. is trying to clear the record on two units outside the U.S., telling an Illinois federal court that they were set up to potentially sell its facial recognition technology to Latin American and Asian law enforcement authorities.

The subsidiaries, based in Panama and Singapore, currently have “no customers,” lawyers for Clearview said in a Wednesday filing in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

New York City-based Clearview’s comments came as part of a lawsuit from consumers claiming privacy violations for allegedly using their photos without permission to develop the facial recognition technology. The ...

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