Posts Tagged Jane Horwath

Can we trust Apple when it checks our images on iCloud?

Prevention of child abuse and violence compels Apple to take controversial measures. After Apple updated its privacy policy at the end of 2019 and announced that it could check images for child abuse, the following statement of Jane Horwath is not surprising: “As part of this commitment, Apple uses image-matching technology to help find and report child exploitation. Much like spam filters in email, our systems use electronic signatures to find suspected child exploitation. Accounts with child exploitation content violate our terms and conditions of service, and any accounts we find with this material will be disabled.” Yes, by choosing

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