EU Council cancels vote on controversial online child protection law - updated

Proposed legislation has sparked intense debate over privacy and encryption integrity

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EU Council cancels vote on controversial online child protection law - updated

Update: The EU Council has now withdrawn the vote on a controversial legislative proposal aimed at protecting children online by mandating the scanning of private digital communications.

Critics, dubbing the proposal "Chat Control", argue it infringes on privacy by requiring internet service providers to scan private messages, emails, social media interactions and photos for child ...

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