Palantir collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Institutes of Health
As governments look into surveillance, geolocation and biometric facial recognition to contain the coronavirus, even if they violate user data privacy, the controversial facial recognition company Clearview AI is allegedly negotiating a partnership with state agencies to monitor infected people and the individuals with whom they have interacted. The data mining company Palantir is already collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Institutes of Health, while the White House convened a task force of technology companies to explore how they can help.
Writer: Luana Pascu
Publication: Biometric Update