On 29 April 2021, the European Union co-legislators (EU Member States and the European Parliament (EP) reached a provisional agreement (subject to a formal approval) on a temporary legislation to allow providers of electronic communications services such as web-based email and messaging services to continue to detect, remove and report child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online. The temporary legislation has removed protections of confidential conversations between lawyers and their clients and doctors and patients. Furthermore the interim legislation would cover anti-grooming practices. Contrary to scanning known illegal images, detecting grooming requires scanning entire conversations.

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Created on Sep 16, 2020
By @gurlic
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