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The trade-offs are agonizing

“Content warning: This post discusses an investigation into the proliferation of child sexual abuse imagery online” writes Casey Newton for Should we compel those platforms to scan user screens periodically and check them against hash lists of known child abuse imagery?. And that’s to say nothing of the other big platforms where child abuse imagery lives.As I wrote earlier this year: Viewed this way, I see the spread of child abuse imagery online as much more of an internet problem than it is a platform problem.

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