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EU privacy regulators back plan to use telecom data to track coronavirus

2020-03-26 09:30:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) The European Data Protection Supervisor has backed the European Commission's plans to collect anonymised data from telecom operators to help track developments in the coronavirus crisis. The EDPS said the plans do not violate EU data protection laws. The EDPB earlier expressed a similar stance, saying national legislation on the matter is also possible. 

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