You may not realise it, but without your consent the images you post on social media, including your profile, are harvested and used for training facial recognition systems driven by machine learning – a type of artificial intelligence (AI).

With this data, over which you now have almost no control, it’s easy for these systems to be used or misused to identify you and your friends perhaps, for example, from CCTV footage.

But what if there was a way to protect your data while still using it freely so that your friends can still see your photos but AI systems are blocked from exploiting these same images?

Read the full article on the University of Melbourne’s Pursuit publication