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Is Apple Scanning Your iPhone Photos? Here’s What You Need to Know

Experts explain Apple's controversial new plan to scan your iPhone photos—and what it could mean for your privacy.

Apple has touted its top-notch user privacy standards for years, but its new plan to scan iPhone photos for child sexual abuse material (CSAM) is raising alarms in the tech world. While everyone agrees on the importance of cracking down on sexually explicit content involving children, privacy experts warn that Apple scanning photos could have downsides.

“There are a lot of unintended consequences that this new CSAM policy could lead to,” says Karim Hijazi, CEO of cybersecurity company Prevailion. “This is just one of many ways that our privacy is being eroded on a daily basis.”

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