Apple abandons plans to implement CSAM detection features in Photos

In an interview to Joanna Stern, Craig Federighi confirms that Apple stopped development of previously announced CSAM detection features.

In this interview Craig Federighi discussed new privacy and security features added by Apple to iCloud and their effect on law enforcement ability to extract data from iCloud.

One of the nixed features is Photos CSAM detection which was criticized by many privacy-focused groups and organizations.

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