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Clearview AI is a facial recognition system that was little known until a few months ago.

Widespread use of Clearview AI app raises online privacy concerns

Clearview AI is a facial recognition system that was little known until a few months ago.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Devin Nunes, ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, is suing Twitter for $250 million.

California Congressman Devin Nunes sues Twitter

Devin Nunes, ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, is suing Twitter for $250 million.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Tesla CEO Elon Musk went on Joe Rogan’s podcast Thursday night.

Tesla stock drops after its CEO went on a podcast, smoked weed, used a flamethrower

Tesla CEO Elon Musk went on Joe Rogan’s podcast Thursday night.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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