EU privacy rules no obstacle to coronavirus fight; smartphone tracking a no-no

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EU privacy rules no obstacle to coronavirus fight; smartphone tracking a no-no

Mass tracking of movements and contacts using smartphone data a clear violation.

Europe's privacy rulebook does not create obstacles to taking action to curb the coronavirus epidemic but mass tracking of people's movements and contacts using smartphone location data would represent a clear violation. Technophiles support the use of such data to reconstruct the movements of ...

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