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Privacy in the European Union and the World

Lately there has been an increase in discussions about the use of end-to-end encryption for consumers. The most blatant attack on privacy I have read about is the so-called EU Chat Control. But there are other regulations as well, such as the UK Online Safety Bill. Chat Control (EU) Let’s begin with the European Union, and what is usually called Chat Control. This regulation aims to protect children from abuse by forcing both hosting and communications services to reduce the risk of the service being used for Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) by...

March 27, 2023 · 4 min · Oskar Edbro

Apple, Surveillance and CSAM

Apple has recently released their plans for on device detection of Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM). For me as well as many others this has raised some flags, since it have the potential to greatly impact the privacy of Apple users. I will not comment on the overall security of the solution put forward by Apple, just summarize the description on how it works, as well as highlighting my concerns with the solution....

August 8, 2021 · 4 min · Oskar Edbro