Politico reports on states across the U.S. finding difficulty balancing privacy and effectiveness with their creation and deployment of COVID-19 contact tracing apps. Efforts to create tracing apps in North Dakota and Utah have been met with technical issues and privacy concerns, while Georgia is using a self-reporting app rather than contact tracing. States are also monitoring the effectiveness of Google and Apple's contact tracing app with an eye toward potential adoption. Meanwhile, India continues to experience privacy-related backlash with its contact tracing app.
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