TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jul 19, 2019
The popular picture editing app FaceApp is facing scrutiny over what exactly its Russian developers are doing with all of those photos of Americans, but Forbes reports that there’s no cause for concern at the moment. Forbes explains that FaceApp uploads its images to U.S.-based servers and temporarily stores them for 48 hours. The company says it doesn’t share data with third parties. Despite this, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer has called on the FBI and the FTC to investigate any potential privacy risks that FaceApp might pose.