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leob • Edited on

Thanks for clarifying, sound reasoning ... possessing those images is indeed illegal, so I think they have a pretty strong case in saying, we just don't want this stuff in our cloud, ergo we need to block it ... because well, Apple could even be held liable for storing it on their servers, and being complicit in a crime.

And with the hashing technology they arguably have the least questionable approach that you can think of. So yeah slippery slope, still, but there is something to be said for this.

(if they'd not just block it but also report perpetrators to law enforcement then I'd say "bridge too far", but that's not the case, apparently)