back to article Indian government labels itself ‘evasive’ over privacy details of national COVID-19 contact-tracing app

India’s Central Information Commission has warned the nation’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology that it could face penalties under the Right to Information Act after it was found to have been “evasive” in its response to a request for information about the Aarogya Setu contact-tracing app. A Commission order …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge
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    At least they're testing

    There may be some imperfections in the app, but if they are actually doing the follow-up of testing people who have been in contact, then India is doing way better than France, who has an app but doesn't bother with contact tracing or testing in any managed way.

    No, we just get locked down because the infection rate is too high. Well guess what ? If we had bothered to do proper contact tracing and testing, maybe we wouldn't need to be locked down again.

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