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EU: Commission publishes guidelines on interoperability for contact tracing apps

The European Commission ('the Commission') announced, on 13 May 2020, that the eHealth Network adopted its Interoperability Guidelines for Approved Contact Tracing Mobile Applications in the EU ('the Guidelines'). In particular, the Commission outlined that the Guidelines provide that tracing apps must be voluntary, transparent, temporary, cybersecure, and use temporary and pseudonymised data. In addition, the Commission highlighted that apps should rely on bluetooth technology and approved by national health authorities, as well as be inter-operable across borders and across operating systems. 

You can read the press release here and the Guidelines here