UK pushes ahead with contact tracing app despite EU privacy warnings

By |april 23rd, 2020|apps, coronavirus, COVID-19, data protection, EDPB, Matt Hancock, News, NHS, NHSx, Privacy|

The UK's National Health Service has begun testing a mobile application designed to trace the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. The moves comes as Health Secretary Matt Hancock ramps the UK's efforts in contact tracing technologies.

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Vestager: It’s not a choice between fighting the virus and protecting privacy

By |april 17th, 2020|apps, contact tracing, coronavirus, COVID 19 crisis, COVID-19, EU, Europe, European Commission, Margrethe Vestager, mobile applications, mobile apps, News, PEPP-PT|

The EU's digital chief Margrethe Vestager has sought to allay privacy fears over the use of certain mobile applications in the fight against the coronavirus, a day after the EU rolled out a series of recommendations for the use of such technologies.

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EU says coronavirus tracking apps should avoid storing data on servers

By |april 17th, 2020|applications, apps, data protection, EU, News|

Mobile apps to track coronavirus cases in Europe should keep as much data as possible on the user’s device rather than in a central server to best maintain individual privacy, an EU document says.

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‘Major security and privacy issues’ in using location data for COVID-19 apps, Commission says  

By |april 16th, 2020|apps, contact tracing, contact tracing apps, coronavirus, COVID-19, EU, Europe, European Commission, location tracking, mobile applications, News, telecommunications, Telecoms, toolbox|

The European Commission has warned against the processing and storage of location data in the use of mobile applications designed to trace the potential spread of the coronavirus across the bloc.

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Covid-19 mobile app available to governments for a symbolic euro

By |april 13th, 2020|apps, big data, Bulgaria, coronavirus, News, smartphones|

The Bulgarian authorities have given their blessing to an initiative by local IT developers who created a mobile app aimed at creating a real-time link between citizens and health authorities. The developers told EURACTIV they are ready to make the app...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Covid-19 mobile app available to governments for a symbolic euro

EU data watchdog pitches pan-European COVID-19 app  

By |april 6th, 2020|apps, coronavirus, European Data Protection Superviser, News|

The EU should establish its own "pan-European COVID-19 mobile application" due to divergences in current app developments across the bloc, the EU's data watchdog has suggested.

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EU data-based food information tool crosses the border

By |oktober 3rd, 2018|agri-food sector, apps, food information, food labeling, group Nova, News, nutri-score, open data|

French EU Datathon finalist Open Food Facts plans to expand to other member states in a bid to overcome the language barrier and improve food information within the European union, vice-president Pierre Slamich told EURACTIV.com.

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EU telecoms regulators examine whether app stores restrict internet access

By |marec 15th, 2018|Apple, applications, apps, Bruno Le Maire, Google, Johannes Gungl, Net Neutrality, News, telecoms regulatory framework|

European telecoms regulators are investigating whether app stores restrict internet access by limiting their users’ choice of content, the chair of the umbrella group of EU watchdogs said on Wednesday (14 March).

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App economy jobs come under Commission scrutiny

By |april 26th, 2017|apps, contracts, European pillar of social rights, Maria João Rodrigues, Marianne Thyssen, News, online platforms, Pillar of Social Rights, Sharing Economy, social conflicts|

The European Commission will change an EU law on employment contracts by the end of the year in a move to create standards for precarious jobs created by online apps like Uber and Deliveroo.

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EU to propose new rules on police access to encrypted data in June

By |marec 29th, 2017|Amber Rudd, apps, data privacy, data protection, encryption, ePrivacy, London attack, Matthias Fekl, News, Telecoms regulations, telecoms regulatory framework, terrorism, Thomas de Maizière, Věra Jourová, Whatsapp|

The European Commission will propose new measures in June to make it easier for police to access encrypted data on internet apps like WhatsApp, EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova said yesterday (28 March), heeding calls from national interior ministe...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU to propose new rules on police access to encrypted data in June