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Alberta tracing app review could ‘inspire confidence’: privacy expert

News | 07/14/2020 6:20 pm EDT
A pedestrian walks past a sign selling protective masks on Bank Street in downtown Ottawa on May 15, 2020./ Photo by Andrew Meade.

In its long-awaited privacy review of ABTraceTogether, Alberta’s COVID-19 contact tracing app, the provincial privacy watchdog has recommended that Alberta Health update its description of the app in online stores, further encrypt “data at rest” in the app, and consult with provincial privacy authorities around the decommissioning of the app.

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