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Covid-19 tracking apps: Easing lockdown, but on what terms?

By France24
30 April 2020   |   2:33 pm
Will tracking apps save the world or put humanity on the fast track to a surveillance state? Why has the French state delayed the roll-out of its plan?

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Will tracking apps save the world or put humanity on the fast track to a surveillance state? Why has the French state delayed the roll-out of its plan?