Contact-tracing app caught sharing location data with Foursquare

Contact-tracing apps are problematic, and that’s before they violate their own privacy policies.  The Care19 app, developed for the North Dakota Department of Health by developer ProudCrowd, was intended to assist health officials in their battle against coronavirus by logging users’ location data. In the process, according to a report released Thursday, it also sent users’ location data to Foursquare. The findings, published by the makers of the privacy-focused app Jumbo, highlight the risks inherent…

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Contact-tracing app caught sharing location data with Foursquare

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