Aug 10, 2021

Apple defends new photo scanning child protection tech

Apple has defended its new system that scans users' phones for child sexual abuse material, after a backlash from customers and privacy advocates. As a result, Apple has pledged not to "Expand" the system for any reason. Apple has made some concessions in the past in order to keep operating in countries around the world. Privacy advocates have argued that the only thing preventing that technology being turned to other uses is Apple's promise that it will not be. While there was a backlash regarding Apple's announcement from privacy advocates, some politicians welcomed the new technology.

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