Remember Apple’s failed attempt to detect CSAM in images? Would that have been similar to the way that Visual Look Up works? Is this the thin end of the wedge?
Over the coming year in which Big Sur will be eligible for only security fixes, is it going to be a wide choice, or would Monterey be better value?
Apple hasn’t trusted us with the knowledge of what’s in macOS 11.5.2 update, but expects us to trust it not to abuse its checks on CSAM.
Apple’s controversial proposals to check photos for CSAM content before they’re uploaded to iCloud depend on image matching, as explained here.