Clearview AI has been fined $22.6 million by a UK privacy broker.

Britain’s independent data privacy authority fined facial recognition company on Monday Clearview AI £17m or $22.6m for not complying with the country’s data protection laws. The Information Commissioner’s Office said it fined Clearview AI for failing to inform British residents that it had collected billions of photos from sites like Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn to …

This Novel Revisits A Power Broker Who Walked Lightly and Dropped Big Money

This isn’t exactly police procedure, but one strand of the story follows Inspector McClusky’s attempt to solve the riddle of why Williams shot Green. That pot doesn’t boil, it boils. When the solution comes, it is clever enough, but not deep satisfaction. Mystery is often Lee’s excuse to widen his lens, involving not only ambitious …