The “King of Paranoia Rock” was on to something.
When Rockwell sang Somebody’s Watching Me in 1984, the song became a smash hit, though not everyone could relate to its level of paranoia. Now, we all can.
The FBI and hundreds of other law enforcement agencies in the United States have been using technology that allows them to ascertain your personal information from just a photograph. According to a new report from the New York Times, an app called Clearview AI lets users snap a photo of someone, upload it to the database, and wait for the eerily accurate results.