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Big tech platforms lose legal EU right to screen for child abuse next week, lawmaker warns

Big tech platforms lose legal EU right to screen for child abuse next week, lawmaker warns
Published on: 18 December 2020
Published by: MLex
  • Big tech platforms lose legal EU right to screen for child abuse next week, lawmaker warns

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MLex: Web platforms such as Facebook’s Messenger and WhatsApp or Microsoft’s Skype won’t get an exemption from EU ePrivacy rules to allow them to continue screening for child-abuse images after it becomes illegal for them next week, after lawmakers failed to come to an agreement today on the draft legislation on such a waiver. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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