Privacy Expert On UK Govt Considering Plans To Use The Contact-tracing App To Boost Social Distancing

Following the news around the UK government considering plans to use the NHS contact-tracing app to boost social distancing, CTO leading data privacy experts company offers the following comment.


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Darren Wray, CTO & Co-founder ,  Guardum
April 08, 2020
The accuracy of GPS data is also quite variable in places, urban areas for example, where satellite signals can bounce off of buildings.
The challenge with the collection and use of data in this way is that it is an intrusion into people's privacy that only a few weeks ago would have been considered almost impossible to imagine in the UK. The accuracy of GPS data is also quite variable in places, urban areas for example, where satellite signals can bounce off of buildings. Such inaccuracies could easily lead to false positives wher ....
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