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Covid-19 contact-tracing apps must comply with GDPR, justice chief warns non-EU providers

By Matthew Newman
  • 12 May 2020 10:54
  • 12 May 2020 10:54

Non-EU companies that want to provide Covid-19 contact-tracing apps in the bloc must comply with its strict data-protection rules, particularly on seeking consent from users, the EU’s justice commissioner said today.

The European Commission isn’t against using apps from providers outside the bloc, “but it must be with the same full

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