Big tech accountability? Read the backstory to today's policy debates here on Iptegrity.

I was interviewed by the BBC for this article about the Online Safety Bill and powers to require the scanning of encrypted messages: 

WhatsApp: We won't lower security for any government

by Shiona McCullum 30 July 2022 

Dr Monica Horten, policy manager for the campaign organisation Open Rights Group, agreed: "If Apple can't get it right, how can the government?

"Client-side scanning is a form of mass surveillance - it is a deep interference with privacy."

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I am a tech policy specialist, published author, post-doctoral scholar. I hold a PhD from the University of Westminster, and a DipM from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Currently working on UK Online Safety Bill.

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