contact tracing

MLB Players to Wear Electronic Tracers, Face Discipline

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball players, on-field staff and non-playing personnel who require access to them at ballparks must wear electronic tracing wristbands from the start of spring training and face discipline for violations.

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MIT Begins Tracking Creepy Coronavirus Contact Tracing Apps

The MIT Technology Review recently published an article noting that a number of new coronavirus contact tracing apps have been introduced that invasively track user data, so the publication has created a “Covid Tracing Tracker” to determine what each app does with the user data it collects.

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Apple and Google Release Chinese Virus Contact Tracing Tech

Tech giants Apple and Google have reportedly released the technology to automatically notify people if they have been exposed to individuals that have tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus. The technology was produced by the two tech giants to allow iPhones and Android smartphones to communicate.

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