Apple, Google release new contact tracing API specs, security, accuracy measures
The metadata associated with Bluetooth will be encrypted now
Data about who a user has been near is only retained on the device for 14 days, and deleted after that
After announcing that they would work together to help governments’ contact-tracing efforts, Apple and Google released more technical details about their efforts. Amongst the changes made to the API they will provide to others, are stronger encryption standards, more accurate Bluetooth signals and more.