Will Google’s and Apple’s COVID Tracking Plan Protect Privacy?
Last week, Google and Apple announced that they were working together to develop privacy-protecting technology that could enable COVID-19 contact-tracing apps. The proposed system is anonymous but vulnerable to trolls and spoofing.
Building a data set of people who have been in the same room together—data that would likely be extremely valuable to both marketers and law enforcement—is not without risk of exploitation, even stored on people’s phones, security and privacy experts said in interviews.
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