S5:E7 - Apple’s #SpyPhone, an Apple App Store Settlement, and the Expansion of Government Facial Recognition Software


In this episode, we talk about an the expansion of government facial recognition software and an
Apple App store settlement. Then we speak with Yafit Lev-Aretz, assistant professor of law at Baruch College and the Director of Tech Ethics program at the Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity, about Apple scanning iCloud images and iMessages for child sexual abuse material. Then we speak with Anunay Kulshrestha, Princeton Computer Science doctoral candidate, whose team had built a similar child sexual abuse materal scanning system, about the potential privacy and cybersecurity risks that implementing such a system creates.

Show Notes Scout APM (DevNews) (sponsor) CodeLand (sponsor) Facial Recognition Software: Current and Planned Uses by Federal Agencies System Error: Where Big Tech Went Wrong and How We Can Reboot Apple Settles With App Developers Without Making Major Concessions The All-Seeing "i": Apple Just Declared War on Your Privacy Apple: Expanded Protections for Children Opinion: We built a system like Apple’s to flag child sexual abuse material — and concluded the tech was dangerous Identifying Harmful Media in End-to-End Encrypted Communication: Efficient Private Membership Computation



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