Apple’s on-device image scanning for child abuse sparks privacy concerns among its own employees

//Apple’s on-device image scanning for child abuse sparks privacy concerns among its own employees

Apple’s on-device image scanning for child abuse sparks privacy concerns among its own employees

A backlash over Apple’s move to scan US customer phones and computers for child sex abuse images has grown to include employees speaking out internally, a notable turn in a company famed for its secretive culture, as well as provoking intensified protests from leading technology policy groups.Apple employees have flooded an Apple internal Slack channel with more than 800 messages on the plan announced a week ago, workers who asked not to be identified told Reuters. Many expressed worries that…

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