Of the dozens—which include the RCMP, Regina, Cornwall, London and the Via Rail Police Service—nine originally said they hadn’t used the technology, whose database is scraped in large part from billions of social media profiles. In addition, several U.S. private businesses copped to using the technology. The New York-based company recently suffered a data breach of its entire client list, which showed that Canadian entities were Clearview’s biggest clients outside of the U.S. (Toronto Star, BuzzFeed News)
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