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Facebook's send-us-your-nudes service is coming to UK, America

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Re: Why...

It would pose difficulties if they wished to switch to a better hashing algorithm later on. Also, a perceptual hash would lead to a *huge* number of false positives on its own - they probably want the full image on file for verification.

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