In something of a positive Streisand effect, Clearview’s controversial reputation seems to have inexplicably perpetuated it. Even if the data-gathering tactics led to takedown notices from Meta Platforms Inc.’s Facebook, Alphabet Inc.’s Google, and Twitter Inc., the company has carried on as if nothing had happened. It recently told investors that its facial database would increase tenfold to 100 billion images, and that it would expand into the private sector, for example by helping to verify workers in the gig economy, according to a report in the Washington Post.

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