EU Plan to Scan Private Messages for Child Abuse Images Puts Encryption at Risk


All your WhatsApp photos, iMessage texts, and Snapchat videos could be scanned to check for child sexual abuse images and videos under newly proposed European rules. The plans, experts warn, may undermine the end-to-end encryption that protects billions of messages sent every day and hampers people’s online privacy. The European Commission today revealed long-awaited proposals … Read more