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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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Iptegrity.com is the website of Dr Monica Horten. I am an  independent policy advisor: online safety, technology and human rights. In April 2024, I was appointed as an independent expert on the Council of Europe Committee of Experts on online safety and empowerment of content creators and users. I am a published author, and post-doctoral scholar. I hold a PhD from the University of Westminster, and a DipM from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. I cover the UK and EU. I'm a former tech journalist, and an experienced panelist and Chair. My media credits include the BBC, iNews, Times, Guardian and Politico.

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