.Ottawa, ON, Canada
New York-based firm's technology allows law enforcement and others to match photographs of unknown people against its databank.(Representative/Pixabay)

  • The watchdog found that Clearview AI had collected highly sensitive biometric data without users' knowledge or consent
  • The company pulled out of the Canadian market in 2020
  • Founder Hoan Ton-That has said the technology has been made available to more than 600 law enforcement agencies