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Major European Players Push For Coronavirus-Tracking App Platform

Major European Players Push For Coronavirus-Tracking App Platform

Several preeminent states in the European Union are backing Bluetooth-based, contact-tracing technology to help map the spread of the novel coronavirus outbreak via smartphone apps, Reuters reported this week. This news comes courtesy of German tech entrepreneur Chris Boos, a major coordinator behind the project dubbed the Pan-European Privacy-Preserving Proximity…

The Huge Holes In The EU’s New Climate Law Proposal

The Huge Holes In The EU’s New Climate Law Proposal

The European Commission’s released its long-awaited climate law proposal in Brussels on Wednesday. It would commit the 27 nations in the EU to become carbon neutral by 2050. To pass, the law needs the approval of the European Parliament and the EU’s 27 member states. But it’s got some pretty…