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73rd Day Of Lockdown

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coronavirus app

After a long wait, Google and Apple release their joint COVID app technology

It uses Bluetooth technology to detect when someone who downloaded the app has spent time near another app user who later tests positive.

21 May 2020 7:55 PM

Not willing to let Google, Apple set terms, France building own government-monitored COVID app

France, Britain, Norway say government needs access data to combat virus whereas the tech firms say they are adhering to data privacy norms.

20 May 2020 4:21 PM

IVRS facility launched to bring those without smartphones under Aarogya Setu network

The Interactive Voice Response System will collect health data from landline and feature phone users and issue alerts from time to time.

06 May 2020 9:29 PM

Location tracking not allowed on apps using Google, Apple APIs but indie app Aarogya Setu does

Aarogya Setu, which runs on its own Application Program Interface or API, is not bound by international privacy protection norms

05 May 2020 8:32 PM

Germany backs Google and Apple's covid app, after privacy concerns raised over alternative app

Backing for a pan-European app that was to keep data on a central server was stopped over criticism from a nation haunted by Nazi-era spying

26 Apr 2020 9:40 PM

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28 covid apps used by Centre, States not open source, cannot be checked for vulnerabilities

Privacy concerns abound as independent developers cannot study the code

26 Apr 2020 4:40 PM

Amid data privacy concerns, French lawmakers to vote on continued use of covid-tracking app

Now that the government is preparing to life the coronavirus lockdown, lawmakers will vote on allowing the app to continue tracking citizens

21 Apr 2020 7:04 PM

Use Assess Koro Na app for door-to-door survey in containment zones, Delhi district magistrates told

With this app, the data collected can be uploaded on the servers in real-time and analysed immediately.

17 Apr 2020 7:44 PM

Should you download Aarogya Setu?

Yes. Its updated privacy policy is a marked improvement on the previous one. But the app needs an end date so it does not set a new normal.

17 Apr 2020 12:49 PM

India's Aarogya Setu reaches 5 crore downloads in record 13 days, says Niti Aayog CEO

The more people install the coronavirus tracing app on their phones, the more effective it becomes

15 Apr 2020 9:03 PM

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Army tells personnel to follow cyber safety precautions while using Aarogya Setu app

Soldiers have been told to ensure their phones have antivirus protection

15 Apr 2020 8:29 PM

Prasar Bharati staffers ordered to install COVID-19 tracking 'Arogya Setu' app

A memorandum was sent on April 14 mandating the use of the app, which tells users if they may have come into contact with a COVID-19 patient

15 Apr 2020 6:17 PM

Overcorrection at the cost of privacy during coronavirus is problematic

Use of facial recognition and other personal data has the potential to set a new normal by resetting our expectations on personal privacy.

09 Apr 2020 9:06 PM

Aarogya Setu app downloaded on 1 crore phones, but does it serve the purpose, will it respect user privacy?

There is little clarity on who can access app data, and if it will be shared with state governments at the frontline of coronavirus response

07 Apr 2020 1:00 PM

Data privacy at stake amid governments' increasing 'surveillance' on phone users to track coronavirus spread

Most governments are accessing location data of mobile phone users in anonymised forms, but rights groups worry about privacy breaches.

04 Apr 2020 3:24 PM

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Mizoram government launches mobile app on COVID-19 data, resources

Updates on the statistics of the state, India and the world will be provided by the app

04 Apr 2020 2:52 PM

India could soon have its own CoWin-20 app for contact tracing of people infected with COVID-19

The beta version of the app is being tested by a small group of individuals, say reports

25 Mar 2020 5:46 PM

Join efforts to trace the coronavirus route map in your locality by downloading this app

The MIT prototype Private Kit: Safe Paths app works by sharing location data between users, without revealing who the users are.

23 Mar 2020 5:46 PM

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