[clug] 'Tracetogether' App - First Dog suggests 'publishing' source might not be enough

steve jenkin sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Thu Apr 23 07:09:47 UTC 2020

Any comments on First Dog’s observations?

What's the deal with the coronavirus tracing app? Cassandra the Information Technology Wobbegong explains

For those playing along at home, some links below about ’Tracetogether’ App & it’s “Blue Trace” protocol (and why on Android you need to allow ‘location services’ for it).

Software developers warns Australia against releasing coronavirus tracking app
[suggest waiting till Google & Apple finish their version]

Anyone want to suggest ways the App & Protocol can be subverted by malicious actors or “rogue” agents of Govt?


On the privacy of TraceTogether, the Singaporean COVID-19 contact tracing mobile app, and recommendations for Australia

9 geeky myth-busting facts you need to know about TraceTogether

6 things about OpenTrace, the open-source code published by the TraceTogether team

FAQ’s - includes Q on ‘Location services’ needed on Android - fixed beacons

Privacy-Preserving	Cross-Border Contact Tracing

Steve Jenkin, IT Systems and Design 
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