Clearview AI reports that police use of the company’s highly controversial facial recognition system jumped 26% following the raid on the U.S. Capitol. The facial recognition system uses data of people from across the web, including social media, without their explicit consent, a practice which has raised some concerns, including with the ACLU, which called it a “nightmare scenario” for privacy.

Clearview AI said last year it would stop selling its technology to private companies and instead provide it for use by law enforcement only. According to the company, around 2,400 law enforcement agencies across the US use Clearview’s software.

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