Apple abandons controversial plan to check iOS devices and iCloud photos for child abuse imagery

Apple is abandoning its plans to launch a controversial tool that would check iPhones, iPads and iCloud photos for child sexual abuse material (CSAM) following backlash from critics who decried the feature's potential privacy implications. (Adobe Stock) Apple is abandoning its plans to launch a controversial tool that would check iPhones, iPads and iCloud photos for child sexual abuse material (CSAM) following backlash from critics who decried the feature's potential privacy implications. (Adobe Stock)

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