Tatiana Duarte (affiliated researcher) published the article ‘Google and Apple Exposure Notifications System: Exposure Notifications or Notified Exposures?’
The article questions whether the Google and Apple (Gapple) Exposure Notifications (EN) system is legal by design and if it affords legal protection by design, by conducting a legal, architectural and security inquiry from a data protection point of view. Tatiana examines the two phases of Gapple’s proposal for proximity tracking: the API and some aspects regarding the development of national apps, as well as Apple iOS 13.7 update, which allows the system to operate without a dedicated app. The interplay between legal, design and security vulnerabilities EN proposal may be legal by design and does not afford legal protection by design, as it compromises data protection principles and, in a broader scale, fundamental rights and the Rule of Law.
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