Apple’s Child Abuse Privacy Inflection Point

In a sense, Apple’s recent privacy debacle surrounding the company’s decision to add new child sexual abuse media (CSAM for short) scanner to its products began a long time ago. Though the news made a splash last week, the features were reportedly being designed for months. These new features, which as we’re about to discuss below may fundamentally move the goal post on privacy writ large, may have skirted by…