After weeks of shelter-in-place orders around the world, some governments and public health authorities are working on exit strategies. Digital technologies and data are deemed to play an important role in that respect, with many European and other countries adopting or planning to adopt mobile contact tracing applications.
In the recent past, the sense of urgency to come up with technology-oriented solutions in the context of the fight against COVID-19 has led to a number of responses at the European Union (“EU”) and national levels.
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