Inside the rivalry between the two groups vying to develop Europe's contact tracing apps

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The European Commission has called for a pan-European approach to contact tracing apps that track the spread of coronavirus across borders. But what form such technology could take has stoked a fierce debate in the privacy community and an intense rivalry between the two groups leading its development. 

On Friday, Laurie Clarke spoke to the high profile defectors driving the debate. Read her exclusive report for NS Tech here.

Oscar Williams is the editor of the New Statesman's technology site, NS Tech.

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