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All your face now belong to us. FACEAPP OWNS YOU.

Really folk, nobody reads those user agreements?

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This just in. FACEAPP developers are in Russia.
"FaceApp is a mobile application for iOS and Android developed by Russian company Wireless Lab which uses neural network technology to automatically generate highly realistic transformations of faces in photographs."

Not sure if a government is involved yet.
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CBS News reports.

"Thompson said there's no doubt that its Russian developers will use the altered photos to image-train their artificial intelligence systems to recognize people and learn how humans age."

For some odd reason, CBS downplays the security concerns. They shrug it off as the agreements are as bad as other apps. Which is not a good defense.

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I just _thought_ we lived in a messed up era. This is another brick to prove we actually are.

What was the old joke? "Where are we going, and why are we in this handbasket?" :^)

Ok, so it ain't actually funny anymore...


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(NT) How is that inherently evil or whatever?
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I think it's funny in fact, not judging.

There are celebrities that have surrendered their photos with this app. The user agreement gives them the rights that I bet Terry Crews and others didn't expect to surrender.

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Ah. Good point.

In an era when photos of a _dead_ celeb are monetized ...

BTW, I had seen this topic briefly before. Can one uninstall and un-permit? In that case not as big a deal.
Ummm ... Hold on. Can they make me beautiful?

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You're beautiful.

See what happens when folk are told that?

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First, I get the joke.

Second, a smile goes a long way.

Finally, it's the inside that counts. That manifests itself in actions.
There will be more like the Austrian paper hanger.

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Don't use it. Never will.

I suppose some who have my picture can, out of my control.


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