How facial recognition is ruining your life | Clearview AI GDPR fine

Facial recognition is the worse thing being developed right now. Facial recognition chips away at our privacy, our identity and a lot of things that make society work. It has gotten so bad that many US States, countries, governments and the EU have banned the technology.

When you look into this, one name comes up more than any other … Clearview. Clearview is the biggest facial recognition company around, but most people have never heard of them.

Let’s look at who Clearview are, what they’ve been doing and why without even knowing it, your face has been tracked everywhere you go without your consent.

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🗓️ 00:00 – Intro – How facial recognition is ruining your life.
🗓️ 01:17 – Part 1 – How does Clearview AI work?
🗓️ 02:45 – Part 2 – Facial recognition on social media
🗓️ 05:11 – Part 3 – What can you do about it?


Facebook –

👉 The Evil Business Model of WhatsApp –
👉 How Facebook uses your period data to sell you stuff –
👉 Facebook Shadow Profiles explained –
👉 Every toxic thing Facebook did in 2021 –
👉 You’re wrong about how hard it is to delete Facebook? –

Amazon –

👉 Shopify: The company that will drive Amazon out of business. –
👉 Amazon Go’s toxic longterm plan –
👉 Every toxic thing Facebook did in 2021 –
👉 Amazon, Nike and Disney – Who will buy Peloton and why? –
👉 Dragons Den: How Amazon FBA stops your company growing –

Twitter –

👉 Why is Twitter so toxic –

Web 3 –

👉 What is Web3.0?
👉 Why you’re wrong about the value of NFTs. –

Everything else –

👉 How Tim Berners-Lee is trying to save the internet (and your data and privacy) –
👉 Why Tinder ruined your dating life –
👉 The Rise of Dark Patterns –
👉 All the privacy issues in Clubhouse app –
👉 8 counter-arguments to common privacy misconceptions –
👉 How facial recognition is ruining your life –


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Simon Caine is an English award-winning comedian, writer, author, podcaster and human based in Edinburgh Scotland. He makes a video a week, released every Sunday.

Over the last decade, he’s performed all over the world, from London to NYC to Australia.His most recent show “every room becomes a panic room when you overthink enough” got 5* reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe where he sold out the run.

Previously he opened for Trevor Lock, Ben Miller and Henry Ginsberg as well as gigged on the same bill as people like Terry Alderton, Mark Dolan, Matthew Crosby and Bec Hill.

He’s been featured in the Huffington Post “Tweets of the Week” feature several times and had jokes/writing appeared in The Poke and other publications.He hates writing in the third person.