Norway will use the Apple-Google API to replace its failed COVID-19 app

After the privacy issues surrounding its first attempt at a contact tracing app, Norway is planning to develop a second, this time using the privacy-focused technology produced in Apple and Google’s joint project.The NHS COVID-19 app used in the United Kingdom, which uses the Apple-Google API. Norway is set to become the next country to develop an app for tracing the spread of COVID-19 across the population, one that will use Apple and Google’s contact tracing system. The technology, which is used to keep track of when people get in close proximity to others and whether they are at risk of infection from a carrier, will be at the heart of the new app for Norway, following the country’s troubled first attempt.Read more…
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