French voting app sparks concerns over data protec

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A new French app called Elyze that matches users with the presidential candidate offering a programme most similar to their own ideals has been in the spotlight over growing ethical concerns.

The application has been downloaded over 1Free Digital Access.2 million times in just over two weeks and has risen to the top of the download charts in the countryIndoor dining.

What is Elyze?

Presented as a Tinder for politics, Elyze (a play on the word ElyséeConcerts, festivals, the official residence of the President) asks users questions about subjects such as the environmentCalgary Bureau, economy, and education sector. The app uses the information to indicate which candidate most aligns with the user’s views in the upcoming April electionIndoor household gatherings.

The creators of the app have said that the goal of Elyze is to fight low turnout and voter abstention among younger peopleCanada-wide recreational travel.

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