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The facial recognition startup claims it collected billions of photos from sites like Facebook and Twitter. What does the practice mean for the open web?
The Indian government has played down fears of mass surveillance in response to concerns that its proposed facial recognition system lacks adequate oversight.
Replying to a legal notice filed by the Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF), a Delhi-based non-profit that works on digital liberties, the country’s National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) defended the move, stating it doesn’t interfere with privacy of citizens as it “only automates the existing police procedure of comparing suspects’ photos with those listed in LEA’s [Law Enforcement Agency] databases.”
Born and raised in Sweden, Simone has been building things since she was a child. Today, she runs a YouTube channel with nearly 2 million subscribers who eagerly anticipate her next “shitty robot”. We caught up with Simone to chat making things fail on purpose, getting bored and undergoing treatment for two brain tumours online.
In the past couple of years, photo editing software has evolved a lot. With new AI capabilities, it’s now easier to manipulate snaps according to your need. But this new AI made by the researchers from MIT and IBM lets you add, edit, or remove an object just with a click.