Google says it will publish users' location data around the world from April 3, 2020, to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness of social distancing measures, brought in to stem the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP Google says it will publish users' location data around the world from April 3, 2020, to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness of social distancing measures, brought in to stem the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP
Google says it will publish users' location data around the world from April 3, 2020, to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness of social distancing measures, brought in to stem the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP

Apple, Google Covid-19 contact tracing tool will need positive verification amid controversy

  • The companies said the tool will require users to verify positive diagnoses before putting that information into the system

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Google says it will publish users' location data around the world from April 3, 2020, to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness of social distancing measures, brought in to stem the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP Google says it will publish users' location data around the world from April 3, 2020, to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness of social distancing measures, brought in to stem the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP
Google says it will publish users' location data around the world from April 3, 2020, to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness of social distancing measures, brought in to stem the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: AFP
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