Apple Will Control Photos on iPhone to Prevent Child Abuse!
Apple takes a new step to prevent child abuse. The privacy-based company's photos, which will be added to iCloud, will be compared with images of child abuse previously saved in its database, and Apple will be able to notify the police when necessary.
Technology giant Apple, which for a time even rejected the FBI's request to open an iPhone, is known for the importance it attaches to privacy.
However, the company is going to a new practice in the USA due to child abuse. Apple will automatically scan images uploaded to iCloud Photos.
However, the company is preparing to implement a new application in the USA due to child abuse. In this way, Apple will be able to automatically scan images uploaded to iCloud Photos.
These images will be compared with images in the archive of child abuse material.
According to NTV's news, if a match is found with these images, which can be compared with the images in the archive of child abuse material, the photo will be examined by a human and the police will be notified if necessary.
However, this step taken by Apple against child abuse caused privacy discussions. Experts warned that similar technology could be used to surpass child abuse images in the future.
However, Apple reported that it can be switched to this application with new versions of iOS and iPadOS.
In a statement, the company emphasized that new developments in cryptography allow scrutiny while protecting the user's privacy. It has been announced that the images will be converted into numerical codes and compared with the images in the database.
So Apple will try to analyze your photos without seeing them. Apple stated the margin of error in the system as one in a trillion.