Facial Recognition

Dhruv Mehrotra filed this request with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department of Putnam County, NY.

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From: Dhruv Mehrotra

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

A recent report by Buzzfeed News indicates that the Putnam County Sheriff's department has used Clearview AI for Facial Recognition. I am requesting documents pertaining to Clearview AI (https://clearview.ai/). This should include - but is not limited to - the following:

- Any internal briefs and/or memos referencing Clearview AI's products and/or services
- Any use guides, FAQs, and/or manuals for Clearview AI's products and/or services
- Any documents highlighting internal use cases for Clearview AI's products and/or services
- Any use policies and/or data retention polices for Clearview AI's products and/or services
- A copy of all emails to any agency staff from an address within the *@clearview.ai domain

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Dhruv Mehrotra


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