A Swiss soldier shows a contact tracking app created by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, using Bluetooth and a design called Decentralised Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing (DP-3T). Photo: Reuters A Swiss soldier shows a contact tracking app created by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, using Bluetooth and a design called Decentralised Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing (DP-3T). Photo: Reuters
A Swiss soldier shows a contact tracking app created by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, using Bluetooth and a design called Decentralised Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing (DP-3T). Photo: Reuters

Apple-Google contact tracing tech draws interest in 23 countries, some hedge bets

  • Authorities in 23 countries across five continents have sought access to contact tracing technology from Apple and Google
  • But authorities would have to stop requiring phone numbers from users under the companies’ rules

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A Swiss soldier shows a contact tracking app created by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, using Bluetooth and a design called Decentralised Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing (DP-3T). Photo: Reuters A Swiss soldier shows a contact tracking app created by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, using Bluetooth and a design called Decentralised Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing (DP-3T). Photo: Reuters
A Swiss soldier shows a contact tracking app created by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, using Bluetooth and a design called Decentralised Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing (DP-3T). Photo: Reuters
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