Apple and Google to ban use of location tracking in contact tracing apps

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Apple and Google to ban use of location tracking in contact tracing apps

That are built on their forthcoming capability.

Apple and Google will ban the use of location tracking in apps that use a new contact tracing system the two are building to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. The two, whose operating systems power 99 percent of smartphones, said last month they would work together to create a system for ...

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