MacVoices #21155: MacVoices Live! - Apple, Privacy, and CSAM (Part 3)

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The MacVoices Live! panel of Jim Rea, Andrew Orr, Guy Serle, and Brittany Smith wrap up our discussion of Apple’s efforts to fight CSAM (child sexual abuse materials), the implications those efforts could have for other categories of information, and the alternatives you can use if they you uncomfortable. We also briefly comment on how we all contribute to the state of surveillance with our web cams. Who is watching whom? (Part 3)  This edition of MacVoices is sponsored by Smile, the makers of TextExpander for Mac, iPad, and iPhone. Find out more at TextExpander.com/podcast and SmileSoftware.com/podcast. Show Notes:  Links: 4 Alternatives to iCloud Photos That Don’t Scan Your Content by Andrew Orr on The Mac Observer The Ugly Truth About Apple’s Privacy Panic by Rene Ritchie  Guests: Guy Serle, best known for being one of the co-hosts of the MyMac Podcast, sincerely apologizes for anything he has done or caused to have happened while in possession of dangerous podcasting equipment. He should know better but being a blonde from Florida means he's probably incapable of understanding the damage he has wrought. Guy is also the author of the novel, The Maltese Cube. You can follow his exploits on Twitter, catch him on Mac to the Future on Facebook, and find everything at VertShark.com.l Brittany Smith is a cognitive neuroscientist who provides a variety of consulting services through her business, Devise and Conquer that includes ADD/ADHD coaching, technology coaching, productivity consulting, and more. She is a self-designated “well-rounded geek”, and holds a M.S. degree in Cognitive Neuroscience. She can be found on Twitter as @addliberator. Check out her latest project, a YouTube channel of tech tips. Andrew Orr is a freelance writer and amateur photographer. He loves Apple products and enjoys writing and sharing all things tech. When he's not writing about Apple, you can often find him snapping photos with his iPhone. Read what he writes at The Mac Observer, and follow him on Twitter. Jim Rea has been an independent Mac developer continuously since 1984. He is the founder of ProVUE Development, and the author of Panorama X, ProVUE's ultra fast RAM based database software for the macOS platform. Follow Jim at provue.com and via @provuejim on Twitter.   Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon           Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal Connect:      Web:           Twitter:     

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