Engadget Podcast: Clearview AI’s facial recognition is on the ropes

Written by Jeff Lampkin

This week, Devindra and Deputy Editor Nathan Ingraham dive into the newest information round Clearview AI, the controversial facial recognition firm that’s now seeing pushback from governments and regulators around the globe. Will a couple of fines put a cease to the corporate’s facial recognition search platform? Additionally, they talk about how Clearview’s troubles relate to international locations being extra restrictive about knowledge basically. Lastly, they pour one out for Seth Inexperienced’s misplaced Bored Ape – RIP NFT!

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  • Facial Recognition firm Clearview AI is on the ropes after a number of large settlements – 1:22

  • The period of borderless knowledge could also be ending – 15:04

  • Privateness targeted search firm DuckDuckGo quietly allowed Microsoft shopping trackers – 23:08

  • New particulars about AMD’s Ryzen 7000 chips – 28:34

  • Oh no, someone stole Seth Inexperienced’s Bored Ape – 33:16

  • Engaged on –36:29

  • Popular culture picks – 41:36


Hosts: Devindra Hardawar and Nathan Ingraham
Producer: Ben Ellman
Music: Dale North and Terrence O’Brien
Livestream producers: Julio Barrientos
Graphic artists: Luke Brooks and Brian Oh

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Jeff Lampkin

Jeff Lampkin was the first writer to have joined He has since then inculcated very effective writing and reviewing culture at GamePolar which rivals have found impossible to imitate. His approach has been to work on the basics while the whole world was focusing on the superstructures.