Showdown looms between Silicon Valley, US states over contact tracing apps

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Showdown looms between Silicon Valley, US states over contact tracing apps

Battle over public trust, GPS location data.

US states promoting apps that could prove essential to ending the coronavirus lockdown may be headed for a showdown with the two Silicon Valley companies that control key software on 99 percent of smartphones over the collection of sensitive GPS location data. Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google ...

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