If you use the MegaPixels data or any data derived from it, please cite the original work as follows:

 author = {Harvey, Adam. LaPlace, Jules.},
 title = {MegaPixels: Origins, Ethics, and Privacy Implications of Publicly Available Face Recognition Image Datasets},
 year = 2019,
 url = {},
 urldate = {2019-04-18}

and include this license and attribution protocol within any derivative work.

If you publish data derived from MegaPixels, the original dataset creators should first be notified.

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