A protocol to transmit data on short distances


Two years ago, in the first half of 2020, private companies and governments alike were rolling the dice and betting on tech-solutionism to fight the global spread of SARS‑CoV‑2, better known as COVID19.

One of the pillars in the global response has been the roll-out of Apps, which Privacy International have been keeping an eye on since the beginning.

Long Read

As the UK is about to launch its app to trace potential Coronavirus patients; as it launches its 'pilot' we look at its technical functionalities.