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UK's NHS under fire for its contact-tracing mobile phone app

Its app uses a 'centralised' model which uploads user's record of contacts to central server where it is decrypted

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NHSX, which is developing the app, says that its benefits are that it allows scientists to get more information about how the virus spreads.

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THE UK took its own route into a coronavirus lockdown, and now appears to be pursuing its own route out as well, developing a contact-tracing mobile-phone app that works differently from those favoured by many other countries.

The app, rolled out for trial on the Isle of...

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