1. One of the first contact-tracing apps violates its own privacy policy  The Washington Post
  2. North Dakota's contact-tracing app shares location data  Fast Company
  3. Contact-tracing app caught sharing location data with Foursquare  Mashable
  4. Burgum: ND to launch second COVID-19 contact tracing app  KVRR
  5. Contact tracing app vetted by Apple found to share data with Foursquare and Google  AppleInsider
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North and South Dakota’s Care19 coronavirus app sends your location data to more than just the governmentNorth and South Dakota’s Care19 coronavirus app sends your location data to more than just the government

North and South Dakota's Care19 coronavirus contact tracing app violates its own privacy policy - The Washington Post

The contact-tracing app, Care19, sent location data to Foursquare in violation of its privacy policy.Well, that's not great.

Contact-tracing app caught sharing location data with Foursquare

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum announced a second contact tracing app is in the works to assist public health agencies track COVID-19. The new app will be known as Care19 Exposure and is expected to be available within two weeks. The app will use exposure notification technology developed by Apple and Google. When an individual tests positive for COVID-19, notifications will...

Burgum: ND to launch second COVID-19 contact tracing app - KVRR Local News

“North Dakota's COVID-19 contact tracing app “anonymously caches the individual’s locations throughout the day,” storing information about where people spent at least 10 minutes at a time, according to the state website. https://t.co/vJMqqdDcV7”

Xeni Jardin 😷🏠 on Twitter: "North Dakota's COVID-19 contact tracing app “anonymously caches the individual’s locations throughout the day,” storing information about where people spent at least 10 minutes at a time, according to the state website. https://t.co/vJMqqdDcV7"

“so @JumboPrivacy just published a report that North Dakota's contact tracing app is sharing user location data with Foursquare. Which, idk about you, sounds not great. https://t.co/PkJ3sIH5Yt”

Charlie Warzel on Twitter: "so @JumboPrivacy just published a report that North Dakota's contact tracing app is sharing user location data with Foursquare. Which, idk about you, sounds not great. https://t.co/PkJ3sIH5Yt"

““Contact Tracing App Used by North and South Dakota Shares Location Data With Foursquare and Google” https://t.co/WBivikA3eC”

Dan Frakes on Twitter: "“Contact Tracing App Used by North and South Dakota Shares Location Data With Foursquare and Google” https://t.co/WBivikA3eC"

“As @ravindranize and I reported last weekend, North Dakota is giving residents a choice of using an Apple/Google Bluetooth app or its own location tracking app for contact tracing (or both, or neither). Signups so far are not promising... https://t.co/MFPR11U3MX”

Alice Miranda Ollstein on Twitter: "As @ravindranize and I reported last weekend, North Dakota is giving residents a choice of using an Apple/Google Bluetooth app or its own location tracking app for contact tracing (or both, or neither). Signups so far are not promising... https://t.co/MFPR11U3MX"

North Dakota's Care19 app, one of the first digital coronavirus contact tracing solutions to hit market in the U.S., contradicts its own privacy policy to share user information with third party companies like Foursquare and Google, according to a study released on Thursday.North Dakota's Care19 app, one of the first digital coronavirus contact tracing solutions to hit market in the U.S., contradicts its own privacy policy to share user information with third party companies like Foursquare and Google, according to a study released on Thursday.

Contact tracing app vetted by Apple found to share data with Foursquare and Google | Appleinsider

The Care19 app has been downloaded more than 18,000 times since Gov. Kristi Noem announced it in early AprilThe Care19 app has been downloaded more than 18,000 times since Gov. Kristi Noem announced it in early April

Care19 app hasn't helped track coronavirus in South Dakota

Your concerns about the privacy and security risks of using state-run coronavirus contact tracing apps? They're reasonable concerns. This new report from mobile privacy firm Jumbo Privacy says the official North Dakota contact-tracing app is sharing location data with Foursquare and an advertising ID with Google. Writes Steven Melendez for Fast Company: The app, called…Your concerns about the privacy and security risks of using state-run coronavirus contact tracing apps? They’re reasonable concerns.

North Dakota's COVID-19 contact tracing app leaks location data to Foursquare and a Google Ads ID: Report / Boing Boing

As governments build coronavirus-tracking smartphone tech, who is making sure their apps live up to privacy promises?As governments build coronavirus-tracking smartphone tech, who is making sure their apps live up to privacy promises?

Coronavirus: US contact tracing app shares private data with outside firm | The Independent

Security firm says North Dakota's contact-tracing app is sending user data to third partiesSecurity firm says North Dakota's contact-tracing app is sending user data to third parties

Questions surface about an app that's been strongly recommended by Governor Doug Burgum. Questions surface about an app that's been strongly recommended by Governor Doug Burgum.

Tracking app recommended by Gov. Burgum is sharing your location data

The news: North Dakota was one of the first American states to launch a coronavirus contact tracing app, in April. Now, several weeks into the process of reopening the state, the government in Bismarck says it will take advantage of the newly released Apple-Google exposure notification system—but that doing so will require it to run…The news: North Dakota was one of the first American states to launch a coronavirus contact tracing app, in April. Now, several weeks into the process of reopening the state, the government in Bismarck says it will take advantage of the newly released Apple-Google exposure notification system—but that doing so will require it to run…

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