Facial recognition systems are nothing new, but are normally reserved for use by law enforcement. Introducing PimEyes, a free tool that claims to prevent the misuse of images. Simply put, users upload photos for free and then it scans over 900-million images from news sites, blogs, social media, etc. in seconds to find matches. These results do not include exact names, although you will find many doppelgangers. Read more for a video demonstration.
The Polish company believes that the ability to search for one’s face online should be a basic human right open to anyone, not just governments. How do they make money? Well, they offers paid subscription packages for anyone wanting real-time alerts when their photos have been posted online.
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The most valuable resource is information … [and] we allow people to find, monitor, and protect pieces of information about themselves. We don’t encourage people to search for other people — it is their own decision to break the rules,” said the company’s director.