Apple employees have raised concerns after it announced that it would soon start scanning user devices for images containing child abuse when they are uploaded to iCloud. Photo: AFP
Apple employees have raised concerns after it announced that it would soon start scanning user devices for images containing child abuse when they are uploaded to iCloud. Photo: AFP
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Apple’s on-device image scanning for child abuse sparks privacy concerns among its own employees

  • Apple employees are raising concerns internally over Slack about the company’s plan to scan images on devices for child abuse as they are uploaded to iCloud
  • Some security employees say the feature is a reasonable response to pressure to do more to crack down on illegal material

Apple employees have raised concerns after it announced that it would soon start scanning user devices for images containing child abuse when they are uploaded to iCloud. Photo: AFP
Apple employees have raised concerns after it announced that it would soon start scanning user devices for images containing child abuse when they are uploaded to iCloud. Photo: AFP
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