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Google, Apple remove Navalny app from stores as Russian elections begin

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    aditya
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    Also see: why no one should believe these companies are immune from government pressure (I’m aware this isn’t new). Apple tried to convince everyone not too long ago that if a government forced...

    Also see: why no one should believe these companies are immune from government pressure (I’m aware this isn’t new). Apple tried to convince everyone not too long ago that if a government forced them to add something other than CSAM for their new scanning functionality, they’d “refuse”.

    Edit:

    Could governments force Apple to add non-CSAM images to the hash list?

    No. Apple would refuse such demands and our system has been designed to prevent that from happening

    From: https://www.apple.com/child-safety/pdf/Expanded_Protections_for_Children_Frequently_Asked_Questions.pdf

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    1. teaearlgraycold
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      Fixed that for you, Tim:

      Fixed that for you, Tim:

      Could governments force Apple to add non-CSAM images to the hash list?

      Yes. It would just take a few years.

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