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Apple Delays Plans to Scan Devices for Child Abuse Images After Privacy Backlash

Apple is temporarily hitting the pause button on itscontroversial plansto screen users' devices for child sexual abuse material (CSAM) after receiving sustained blowback over worries that the tool could be weaponized for mass surveillance and erode the privacy of users. “Based on feedback from customers, advocacy groups, researchers, and others, we have decided to take additional time over the