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Australian police used Clearview AI facial recognition software to counter child exploitation

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has admitted to using a facial recognition tool, despite not having an appropriate legislative framework in place, to help counter child exploitation.

In response to questions taken on notice by deputy commissioner Karl Kent, the AFP said while it did not adopt the facial recognition platform Clearview AI as an enterprise product and had not entered into any formal procurement arrangements with the company, it did use a trial version. Seven officers have conducted searches on the Clearview AI facial recognition platform.

Source: AFP used Clearview AI facial recognition software to counter child exploitation | ZDNet

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