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Here are the latest stories on how the COVID-19 outbreak has affected privacy:
- Hogan Lovells provides a useful outline of the EDPB’s New Guidelines for Clinical Trials in the EU related to COVID-19.
- The Guardian reports how Covid-19 contact tracing technology must adhere to human rights and data protection laws.
- ICO appears before Human Rights Joint Committee Data protection expectations on contact tracing app development.
- The Guardian reveals UK Government launches trial of contact-tracing app on the Isle of Wight.
- Reuters reports Health Secretary Matt Hancock said privacy and security were a priority in the development of the NHSX's contact tracing app.
- TechCrunch reports how UK’s contact-tracing strategy still faces questions as DPIA not seen by ICO.
- The Register reveals how contact-tracing app data may be kept for research purposes long after the crisis ends.
- EURACTIV report Hungary is to suspend EU data protection rights until the current state of emergency has ended.
- The Register confirms Apple-Google will limit access to contact-tracing API to one app per country.
- The Register reveals UK almost alone with centralised contact-tracing app strategy that probably won't work and may be illegal.
- The Intercept_ reveal the inventors of Bluetooth believe that there may be using their technology for contact-tracing.
- Open Rights Group voice their concerns over the NHS app, which lacks due diligence.