Italy launches Apple-Google-based contact tracing app


Italy has launched Immuni, one of the first contact tracing apps based on the Apple-Google API. The app is opt-in, and includes an explanation of the privacy and security measures in its setup. The app collects anonymously bluetooth tokens that are automatically randomised, but does not collect GPS or location data and performs all processing on the device.

Writer: Michael Potuck
Publication: 9 to 5 Mac

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