Commission seeks ‘largest possible participation’ of EU citizens for COVID-19 apps

By |maj 13th, 2020|contact tracing, contact tracing apps, EU, European Union, Margrethe Vestager, mobile applications, News, smartphones, summer, telecommunications|

The European Commission has said that the 'largest possible participation' of EU citizens is required in order for coronavirus contact tracing applications to work effectively.

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Commission proposes gradual lifting of borders, in bid to save Europe’s summer

By |maj 13th, 2020|contact tracing apps, COVID-19, European Commission, lockdown, Magrethe Vestager, News, Paolo Gentiloni, schengen area, Thierry Breton, tourism|

The European Commission on Wednesday (13 May) set out plans for a phased restart of travel this summer, proposing a gradual lifting of borders in an attempt to kick start a tourism sector hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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EU-funded COVID-19 app ‘listens to voices and coughs’

By |maj 13th, 2020|contact tracing, contact tracing apps, coronavirus, COVID-19, Margrethe Vestager, News, University of Cambridge|

A recently launched EU-funded mobile application records users' breathing and coughing to diagnose cases of COVID-19, scientists involved in the project have said.

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Data sharing and data protection: the essential third way for Europe.

By |maj 7th, 2020|contact tracing apps, coronavirus, Institute for Digital Fundamental Rights, Jean-Marie Cavada, News|

Former MEP Jean-Marie Cavada argues for 'a right to share, a duty to protect' approach to data sharing and privacy amid the current public health crisis.

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French government forced to delay vote on COVID-19 tracking app proposal

By |april 29th, 2020|contact tracing apps, coronavirus, COVID-19, exit plan, France, lockdown, News, StopCovid, tracking app|

The French government has been forced to delay the debate and vote in the National Assembly regarding its controversial coronavirus contact tracing app, StopCovid, following privacy concerns.

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Cell phone data shows abrupt shift in crowd patterns amid pandemic

By |april 28th, 2020|contact tracing apps, data protection, EU, Europe, mobile data, News, Privacy|

The largest conglomerations of people worldwide at the start of this year could be observed at train and bus stations, airports, city squares and parks.

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Germany flips on smartphone contact tracing, backs Apple and Google

By |april 27th, 2020|contact tracing, contact tracing apps, EU, Europe, Germany, mobile applications, News, PEPP-PT|

Germany changed course on Sunday (26 April) over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach supported by Apple and Google along with a growing number of other European countries. Chanceller...

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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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