Now GA for Communication Compliance: OCR support and 7 added languages for pre-trained classifiers

Previously announced in public preview (MC238655), the following Communication Compliance features are now generally available:

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 70622 & 70623.

When this will happen:

These features are now generally available.

How this will affect your organization:

The Communication Compliance solution in the Microsoft 365 compliance center now supports the extraction of printed or handwritten text from images using Azure Computer Vision Optical Character Recognition (OCR). Text extracted can then be evaluated against conditions defined in your Communication Compliance policies.

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Communications compliance globalizationView image in new tab What you need to do to prepare:

Communications compliance optical character recognitionView image in new tab Additionally, Communication Compliance will now be able to detect content that maps to Threat, Profanity, and Harassment classifiers in the following languages, including seven newly supported languages:

To make use of these features, admins will need to explicitly configure a Communication Compliance policy and select optical character recognition or additional languages to detect as part of the policy conditions.

By default, global administrators do not have access to Communication Compliance features. To enable permissions for Communication Compliance features, see Make Communication Compliance available in your organization.

You might want to notify appropriate users about this new capability and update your training and documentation as needed.

Learn more about Communication Compliance in Microsoft 365.

Message ID: MC259656

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