Progress

Current status
in force
23 May 2022 in force
29 Oct 2021 in force
14 Oct 2021 in force
20 Mar 2020 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
Australia
United Kingdom
Policy Area
Data governance
Policy Instrument
Data protection regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
ML and AI development
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
data protection authority
Implementation Level
national

Timeline of events

23 May 2022
in force

ICO fines Clearview AI for failure to comply with privacy rules

On 23 May 2022, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) fined Clearview AI Inc GBP 7'552'800 for using pictures of people in the United Kingdom to create a global online database for facial recognition. The ruling follows an investigation b…

Source
Event type investigation
Action type ruling
Government branch executive
Government body data protection authority
29 Oct 2021
in force

ICO announces intent to issue £17 million fine to Clearview AI

On 29 November 2021, United Kingdom Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has announced its provisional intent to issue a £17 million fine to Clearview AI for an apparent failure to comply with UK data protection laws on a number of points. The al…

Source
Event type investigation
Action type ruling
Government branch executive
Government body data protection authority
14 Oct 2021
in force

OAIC and ICO conclude investigation into Clearview AI for failure to comply with privacy rules

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and the United Kingdom Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have concluded their joint investigation into Clearview AI's conformity with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contain…

Source
Event type investigation
Action type ruling
Government branch executive
Government body data protection authority
20 Mar 2020
under deliberation

OAIC and ICO open investigation into Clearview AI for potential violation of privacy law

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and the United Kingdom Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has opened a joint investigation into Clearview AI to check its conformity with the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) cont…

Source
Event type investigation
Action type announcement
Government branch executive
Government body data protection authority