Pedestrians wearing protective masks walk on the Embarcadero in San Francisco, California, US, on Monday, April 20, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg

US lawmaker Edward Markey says Covid-19 contact tracing tech should be voluntary, limited

  • Senator Edward Markey, a Democrat and online privacy advocate, urged the Trump administration to balance public health needs with privacy rights
  • Google and Apple are collaborating on technology to help identify people who have crossed paths with a contagious person and alert them
Topic |   Technology
Pedestrians wearing protective masks walk on the Embarcadero in San Francisco, California, US, on Monday, April 20, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
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