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Smartphone Tracking, or Contact Tracing

by Thorsten Koch 6 May 2020 Digital contact tracing creates location trails allowing for a supervising instance to know, in hindsight, whether two people were in proximity at the same time. Many smartphone apps only function when localization is activated. This has certain benefits, and…

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German Corona Summit: Continued Social Distancing, Fewer Restrictions, and Regional Responsibility

by Thorsten Koch 7 May 2020 The Coronavirus, also known as Covid-19, a globally rampant lung disease, has claimed almost 7,000 lives in Germany, by the beginning of May 2020. But the infection rate is down considerably. Germany is steering a risk-adapted strategy to master…

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