US lawmaker urges caution in using location data to track COVID-19

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US lawmaker urges caution in using location data to track COVID-19

Wants assurances from US government, big tech firms.

US senator Ed Markey, who has long had an interest in consumer privacy, on Thursday urged caution in the government's efforts to partner with big tech companies to track the coronavirus as a way to combat the disease. In a letter to Michael Kratsios, the White House's chief technology officer, ...

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