Apple Postpones Launch of Controversial CSAM Photo Scanning Program
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Following intense criticism from privacy advocates and cybersecurity experts, Apple said it would delay the rollout of features designed to combat the spread of Child Sexual Abuse Material on its products.
In a statement, Apple said that “Last month we announced plans for features intended to help protect children from predators who use communication tools to recruit and exploit them, and limit the spread of Child Sexual Abuse Material. Based on feedback from customers, advocacy groups, researchers and others, we have decided to take additional time over the coming months to collect input and make improvements before releasing these critically important child safety features." (Joseph Cox / Motherboard)