Facebook is copying “fingerprints” of nude images in an effort to combat revenge porn. Hannah Cranston, Brett Erlich, and Amberia Allen, hosts of The Young Turks,discuss. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. Join TYT: https://goo.gl/v8E64M
“It will store a “fingerprint” of images to prevent any copies of them being shared by disgruntled ex-lovers.
The trial is in Australia, where studies suggest one in five women aged 18-45 may have had image-based abuse.
But one expert says there will still be problems outside Facebook and related sites such as WhatsApp and Instagram.
Facebook said it looked forward “to getting feedback and learning” from the trial.
Revenge porn is a growing issue in Australia, according to e-safety commissioner Julie Inman Grant, who is working with Facebook on the trial.
“We see many scenarios where maybe photos or videos were taken consensually at one point, but there was not any sort of consent to send the images or videos more broadly,” she told ABC News.”*
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