PimEyes, a facial recognition technology-based subscription service that helps find online photos of people, has announced that it will no longer allow searches of minors due to concerns about children's privacy. The company's CEO, Giorgi Gobronidze, confirmed that technical measures had been implemented to ensure that such searches were blocked as part of a "no harm policy." Gobronidze stated that while the measure was deployed this month, it had been on the company's roadmap since he acquired the site in 2021. While the protection measure works well for children under 14, Gobronidze said that PimEyes' detection system still had "accuracy issues" with teenagers, and the company is working to perfect it further.
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