OTI Cautions States Against Using Location Data in Digital Contact Tracing

May 20, 2020 – Today, Apple and Google announced the public release of their Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), allowing Bluetooth-enabled “exposure notification” applications to move toward public release and potentially assist public health authorities in conducting contact tracing to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. While many questions remain as to the effectiveness of Bluetooth applications for this purpose, […]

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