Clearview AI’s facial recognition app was used by the company’s investors, clients, and friends to “test” its tech for over a year prior to public scrutiny (Kashmir Hill/New York Times)

Kashmir Hill / New York Times:
Clearview AI’s facial recognition app was used by the company’s investors, clients, and friends to “test” its tech for over a year prior to public scrutiny  —  Investors and clients of the facial recognition start-up freely used the app on dates and at parties — and to spy on the public.