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Apple, Google say users to control virus 'tracing' tool

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By Dimitar DILKOFF

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likely be shut down after the pandemic ends

So there's a good chance it won't be, and they could always leave it on and make users turn it off themselves - they'd profit nicely from everyone who forgets or can't be bothered

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@Wobot Yeah, you said it.

This is a bit confusing though, because if the users can choose which data not to share with the companies, how exactly is this program supposed to work? I won’t be nearly as effective, if a whole bunch of people can turn it off, including people infected with the virus. That’s all I’m saying, no more no less.

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