Released: August 18, 2020
Privacy concerns about cellphone apps designed to track Covid-19
Source: Craig Timberg, Steve Hendrix, Min Joo Kim & Fiona Weber-Steinhaus, Washington Post (Paid Registration)
A global wave of experimentation in using smartphones to combat the spread of covid-19 has stumbled over privacy concerns, security glitches and slow program rollouts, leaving dozens of initiatives, including in the United States, with little evidence of success.
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