Thursday, January 20, 2022

contact tracing

Man behind SELangkah claims AstraZeneca bookings ‘had consent’

Dr Helmi Zakariah says the registration exercise was done to help 'digitally-gapped people' register for vaccination appointments.

Worrying trend of virus cases in Shah Alam as Selangor battles reputation as hardest hit state

The spike in cases across the state has left lingering questions about contact tracing efforts, among others.

22 Ramadan bazaars nationwide ordered to close over Covid-19

They include two in Selangor and two in Kuala Lumpur.

Making MySejahtera mandatory victimises the non-IT savvy and the poor

Consumers Association of Penang urges the government to reconsider the move, given the plight of the elderly and those who do not possess smartphones.

Frustrated users, no answers: Selangor’s SELangkah contrasts with MySejahtera amid low ratings, downloads

The app has had fewer than 6,000 downloads on Google Play, and unlike MySejahtera, users' concerns do not receive a direct response.

Selangor’s SELangkah app riddled with bugs and data privacy concerns despite ‘re-launch’

Of particular concern are the conflicting claims on data privacy in SELangkah's terms and conditions.

Selangor to relaunch SELangkah contact tracing app

The company which developed the app says this is necessary as several improvements have been made.

Singapore woman jailed 5 months for lying to Covid-19 contact tracers

She said she kept her meetings with a man secret because she was concerned her family would spread rumours about them having an affair.

Singapore admits police can access contact-tracing data

News that Singaporean police can access contact-tracing data leads to increased privacy concerns.

Govt ready to audit MySejahtera to counter claims of personal data breach

The debate over the app's data privacy points to lingering trust issues that could undermine the battle against Covid-19.

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