Influencers Inadvertently Exposed the Horrors of AI Surveillance

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The Follower gives us a taste of how far-reaching AI surveillance can be. The Follower is an AI surveillance project by Dries Depoorter, who has used AI surveillance to monitor politicians on their phones in the past. In this project, Depoorter’s AI scours Instagrammers with a sizeable following (more than 100,000 followers) who have recently posted pictures in public places. After that, his AI scans open camera feeds of the same public places to “hunt” the same Instagrammers, and then publishes the behind-the-scenes CCTV footage of their posts. Read full article here

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