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Israel approves emergency measure to track mobile phones of people infected with coronavirus

Tuesday 17 March 2020 | 09:43 CET | News
Israel plans to use mobile data to retrace the steps of those infected with covid-19 (coronavirus) and identify others who should be quarantined because their paths crossed, the New York Times reported. The data was normally covertly gathered to combat terrorism. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the government would approve emergency regulations on 16 March and that this would allow the data to be used for a limited period of 30 days, with permission from the attorney general. 

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