Legal Implications in AI: The Case of Clearview
Today we’re exploring the story of Clearview AI, a private company that has developed facial recognition software, sold it to law enforcement, and is now in the process of getting sued by a community of activists who allege that they are being illegally identified at protests. What is the role of law when it comes to AI? Which laws apply, and which are still to be written? Who gets to determine whose free speech matters most? And how will a ruling on this case affect the many current and ongoing debates about privacy, surveillance, and the exploitation of our personal data?