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Norwegian expert panel recommends changes to Smittestopp coronavirus app

Thursday 21 May 2020 | 13:26 CET | News
The Norwegian Ministry of Health and Social Care said a panel of experts has recommended changes to the Smittestopp mobile application to track coronavirus. Among other things, they have recommended the removal of unnecessary data, such as by cutting retention time. They also recommend considering a more distributed service and splitting the app into tracking and analysis, so that users can choose to be involved in only one of those goals.

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