Apple software head says plan to scan iPhones for child abuse images is ‘misunderstood’

Apple plans to scan some photos on iPhones, iPads and Mac computers for images depicting child abuse. The move has upset privacy advocates and security researchers, who worry that the company’s newest technology could be twisted into a tool for surveillance and political censorship. Apple says those concerns are misplaced and based on a misunderstanding of the technology it’s developed.

Link: Apple software head says plan to scan iPhones for child abuse images is ‘misunderstood’
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