Should COVID-19 contact tracing apps use centralized or decentralized systems? That's a question inciting much discussion and debate for EU member states. A centralized system requires anonymized personal information, while a decentralized method uses Bluetooth tracking in lieu of personal identifiers. For The Privacy Advisor, IAPP Staff Writer Joe Duball details a recent webinar featuring EU government officials, including European Data Protection Supervisor Wojciech Wiewiórowski, that unpacked how the approaches differ and the privacy implications that come with each.
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