An app called Clearview allows the user to snap a photo of anyone. Once that’s done, the person who took your picture will have access to all of your information. Privacy is now all but obsolete.
People will not, for much longer, be able to walk down the street minding their own business anonymously. According to a report by The New York Times, it won’t be long before anyone at any time knows exactly who you are while you’re in public.
What if a stranger could snap your picture on the sidewalk then use an app to quickly discover your name, address and other details? A startup called Clearview AI has made that possible. Perhaps the worst news is that the police state is already using this technology in some parts of the “land of the free.” The app is currently being used by hundreds of law enforcement agencies in the United States, including the deep state FBI, says a Saturday report in The New York Times.
Our Orwellian future has arrived. We are to be tracked, monitored, spied on, and have no privacy whatsoever at any time. And now, other strangers will have access to your private information is you dare to show your face in public.
According to the Times, this human rights violating app works by comparing a photo snapped to a database of more than 3 billion pictures that Clearview says it’s scraped off Facebook, Venmo, YouTube and other sites. It then serves up matches, along with links to the sites where those database photos originally appeared. A name might easily be unearthed, and from there, other info could be dug up online.
The size of the Clearview database dwarfs others in use by law enforcement. The FBI’s own database, which taps passport and driver’s license photos, is one of the largest, with over 641 million images of US citizens.
The Clearview app isn’t currently available to the public, but the Times says police officers and Clearview investors think it will be in the future. –CNET
Even though law enforcement says they’ve used the app’s technology to solve horrible crimes, human rights advocates warn that the privacy violations are going to be immense. Privacy advocates are warning that the app could return false matches to police and that it could also be used by stalkers and other creeps. They’ve also warned that facial recognition technologies, in general, could be used to conduct mass surveillance.
Most facial recognition technology is already used for Orwellian and tyrannical purposes by the powers that shouldn’t be. It should come as no surprise that this will also be used by the ruling class to eliminate basic human rights.
In Battlefield America: The War On The American People, constitutional attorney John W. Whitehead lays out the plans by the government to enslave and rule us all through the police state.
Police forces across the United States have been transformed into extensions of the military. Our towns and cities have become battlefields, and we the American people are now the enemy combatants to be spied on tracked, frisked, and searched. For those who resist, the consequences can be a one-way trip to jail or even death. Battlefield America: The War on the American People is constitutional attorney John W. Whitehead’s terrifying portrait of a nation at war with itself. In exchange for safe schools and lower crime rates, we have opened the doors to militarized police, zero-tolerance policies in schools, and SWAT team raids. The insidious shift was so subtle that most of us had no idea it was happening. This follow-up to Whitehead’s award-winning A Government of Wolves is a brutal critique of an America on the verge of destroying the very freedoms that define it. Hands up!―the police state has arrived.
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This works both ways, just like tracers do.
Think about everyone you can locate, and find all the details about their lives, and how that may work in your favor.
Not suggesting any illegal intentions for such information, if you have any then shame on you.
FBI- “Face Book Inc”. Facial Recognition site for egotistic Dopes who have been posting their own digital face prints on this hack site for years. You ego driven dopes get what you deserve, to be exploited and crushed. Self inflicted stupidity, thanks for playing along.
Anonymous: Yes, but it will be illegal to use it the other way, as you suggest. Use it to find info on public officials, cops, deep states ops, gang-bangers wreaking havoc in your hood, etc…YOU go to jail. In fact, if you (Mr. White) use it on a minority (Mr Black)….You go to jail.!!!!
I’ll be going on mental vacation, if VA turns out to be another over-reported dud. You know the place.
Resisting enslavement and the theft and sex-offender state is the only sane choice! Those that do not resist it are a severe problem and are enablers to psychopaths by giving positive reinforcement for evil, sadistic, perverted, criminal behavior!
Better off dead than being with them or enabling their evil predatory agenda!
I guess that everyone will close Facebook and instagram, pintrest, and all accounts. That seems logical. Why would anyone stay on those accounts unless they are looking to be the victim of some horrible crime or are not informed?
I guess that everyone will close Facebook and instagram, pintrest, and all social media photo accounts. That seems logical. Why would anyone stay on those accounts unless they are looking to be the victim of some horrible crime or are not informed?
I’m not on Facebook nonsense, and am a 1st class nobody. Sounds like that’s the way to be.
With no border controls and the free flow of Africans and radical Muslims across Western countries, public streets are no longer safe spaces.
Being able to security screen people in real time is crucial. Businesses, restaurants, bars, community associations, neighbourhood groups, etc will use this tech.
Many violent criminals walk the streets and commit crimes again. This tech will flag them up before they strike.
Mobile phones can constantly scan for danger and then vibrate with a warning. You look at your screen and it will show the person’s face, a threat allocation (red for very hostile), a synopsis of past violence and measures to take to avoid them. It could quickly contact the police if it is a child being confronted by an African trying to kidnap white children as happens.
The spying has to stop. This is sick, pointless, perversion and theft that endangers peoples lives and property. Developer Hoan Ton-That claims that there is no monopoly on math. Nobody disgrees. People do have a monopoly on their own data and biometrics though, and those who do not respect the individuals monolpoly on their biometrics and property are theives and sex offenders. Abiding by the fourth amendment is not limited and exclusive to government employees.
The spying has to stop. This is sick, pointless, perversion and theft that endangers peoples lives and property. Developer Hoan Ton-That claims that there is no monopoly on math. Nobody disgrees. People do have a monopoly on their own property, data, and biometrics though, and those who do not respect the individuals monolpoly on their biometrics, data, and property are theives and sex offenders. Abiding by the fourth amendment is not limited and exclusive to government employees.