Apr 032020
 April 3, 2020  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Janosch Delcker and Stephen Brown report:

European researchers think they have found a way to use mobile phones to contain the spread of coronavirus — and help people avoid infection — without sacrificing the region’s high standards on privacy.

Eight countries have taken part in the project that will, on Wednesday, release the code for an app that analyzes Bluetooth signals between mobile phones to detect users who are close enough to infect each other, members of the group of about 130 academics, activists and technologists told POLITICO.

Read more on Politico.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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