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Facebook, Venmo latest to stand against Clearview

Facebook and Venmo have joined a number of other tech giants in demanding that Clearview AI, the startup that built a facial recognition app by scraping public-facing photos online, to stop mining its platforms. CBS News reports that Venmo has sent a cease-and-desist letter to Clearview, joining Google, YouTube, and Twitter in saying that the startups practice of scraping photos off their platforms violates their terms of service. Scraping Venmo is a violation of our terms of service and we actively work to limit and block activity that violates these…

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