This Tool Could Protect Your Photos From Facial Recognition

"Elizabeth Joh, a law professor at the University of California, Davis, has written about tools like Fawkes as “privacy protests,” where individuals want to thwart surveillance but not for criminal reasons. She has repeatedly seen what she called a “tired rubric" of surveillance, then countersurveillance and then anti-countersurveillance, as new monitoring technologies are introduced.

“People are feeling a sense of privacy exhaustion,” Ms. Joh said. “There are too many ways that our conventional sense of privacy is being exploited in real life and online.”"