“An ongoing issue under investigation by the authorities is the deletion of the personal information of Canadians that Clearview has already collected as well as the cessation of Clearview’s collection of Canadians’ personal information,” the announcement reads. VB Transform 2020 Online - July 15-17. Join leading AI executives: Register for the free livestream.Clearview’s willingness to work with law enforcement, retailers, financial institutions, and various government institutions also attracted the attention of privacy regulators. In April, Clearview AI pledged in an Illinois court filing to no longer sell its facial recognition to private companies. In May, the ACLU filed a lawsuit against Clearview AI in llinois alleging privacy and safety violations under state law. Clearview AI has been criticized for ties to far-right and white supremacist groups. In other recent facial recognition news, last week the Association for Computing Machinery, one of the largest computer science organizations in the world, urged businesses and governments in the United States to stop the use of facial recognition.