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More Governments Tracking Anonymized Mobile Data

  • Reuters, Monday, March 23, 2020 8:13 AM

To track the spread of COVID-19, a growing number of governments are sharing citizen’s anonymized mobile data with health authorities, Reuters reports. “Mobile carriers are sharing data with the health authorities in Italy, Germany and Austria, helping to fight coronavirus by monitoring whether people are complying with curbs on movement while at the same time respecting Europe’s privacy laws,” it writes.

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