When John Catsimatidis saw his daughter Andrea dining in an elegant restaurant with an unknown man in 2018, he couldn’t resist taking a photo and entering it into the controversial American app Clearview AI. The New York Post reports that.
Billionaire John Catsimatidis.
Ⓒ Hollandse Hoogte
Within twenty seconds and three billion photos further, a photo of the man rolled out of the app. “He turned out to be okay,” the concerned father said. Andrea does not seem surprised by the action of her father. “My father often does crazy things and he is very good with technology,” said the 29-year-old.
The AI app is the subject of a large privacy survey and stores random face photos in its database. Large companies such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube have already asked the app to remove the data collected from their website from the database.
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