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Coronavirus: can Hong Kong law enforcers access data on city’s official Covid-19 contact-tracing app?

Law enforcers with court warrants could access data from Hong Kong’s Covid-19 risk exposure app for crime detection purposes, according to security and legal experts, despite officials stressing it would only be used for contact tracing.While concerns about possible abuses of the app resurfaced after officials announced that patrons of restaurants and some other venues would be asked to use it from Thursday, analysts said the information could only be accessed if it was stored by a third party,…

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