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Making COVID-19 Apps Data Protection Compliant

The role of COVID-19 contact tracing apps in the exit strategy of the current lockdown that is gripping much of the world is increasingly becoming a focus of attention. While that role is being hotly debated, it is very likely that those apps in combination with other measures will be deployed across many countries. Until now and despite the calls … Continue Reading

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California Attorney General Releases Mobile App Guidance

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is starting 2013 right where she left off in 2012: focusing on mobile device application (“app”) privacy.  On January 10, the Attorney General’s Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit released Privacy on the Go: Recommendations for the Mobile Ecosystem.  Privacy on the Go encourages parties to minimize the potential for consumer surprise over privacy practices and … Continue Reading