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Apple, Google release new privacy principles, appearance of Covid-19 proximity alert apps

By Mike Swift
  • 04 May 2020 11:54
  • 04 May 2020 12:12
Google and Apple today released a series of user interfaces and detailed new privacy limits for the operating system changes that will enable public health authorities to build apps that will allow smartphones around the world to sound proximity alerts if users are at risk of a Covid-19 infection.

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Mike Swift

Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent

Mike Swift is an award-winning journalist who has been at the forefront of covering data, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory news for more than a decade. As the Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent for MLex, in addition to reporting, he coordinates MLex’s worldwide coverage in the practice area. Formerly chief Internet reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and, Mike has covered Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies and has closely tracked technology and regulatory trends in Silicon Valley. He has wide ranging expertise from the business of professional sports to computer-assisted reporting. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he is a graduate of Colby College.

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