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NHS Covid-19 app update blocked for breaking Apple and Google’s rules – Yahoo News Australia

Apple and Google’s rules state that no location data from app users can be shared.

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Makers of the NHS Covid-19 app had planned to ask infected users to share their check-in histories
An update to England and Wales’s contact tracing app has been blocked for breaking the terms of an agreement made with Apple and Google.
The plan had been to ask users to upload logs of venue check-ins – carried out via poster barcode scans – if they tested positive for the virus. This could be used to warn others.
The update had been timed to coincide with the relaxation of lockdown rules.
But the…

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