Apple recently announced a new feature to be released in iOS 15 that would allow all photos stored on an iPhone and in iCloud to be scanned for child specific abusive material (CSAM). Theoretically Apple would be able to compare every iPhone photo to known CSAM material and identify people who create and share such villainous content.
Bill C-10 has faced criticism for granting a large amount of power to the CRTC, who are unelected regulators and receive very little guidance from Parliament or the government.
While moderating social media is necessary, what’s to stop Big Tech monopolies from getting trigger-happy when it comes to banning apps? Will free speech cease to exist?
GameStop, a struggling brick-and-mortar retailer, made headlines last week after a group of Reddit users rallied together and drove the stock’s price way up—causing short-selling hedge funds to lose $91 billion dollars.