As recently as Friday, Germany backed PEPP-PT, a centralised standard which would have given health authorities central control over coronavirus tracing data. File photo: EPA-EFE As recently as Friday, Germany backed PEPP-PT, a centralised standard which would have given health authorities central control over coronavirus tracing data. File photo: EPA-EFE
As recently as Friday, Germany backed PEPP-PT, a centralised standard which would have given health authorities central control over coronavirus tracing data. File photo: EPA-EFE

Germany flips to Apple-Google approach on smartphone contact tracing for coronavirus

  • As recently as Friday, Germany backed a centralised standard which would have given health authorities central control over coronavirus tracing data
  • Berlin now says it will adopt a ‘decentralised’ approach to bluetooth-based contact tracing, in line with a proposal by Apple and Google

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As recently as Friday, Germany backed PEPP-PT, a centralised standard which would have given health authorities central control over coronavirus tracing data. File photo: EPA-EFE As recently as Friday, Germany backed PEPP-PT, a centralised standard which would have given health authorities central control over coronavirus tracing data. File photo: EPA-EFE
As recently as Friday, Germany backed PEPP-PT, a centralised standard which would have given health authorities central control over coronavirus tracing data. File photo: EPA-EFE
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