A diner scans the required QR code using Hong Kong’s Leave Home Safe app before entering a restaurant in Wan Chai on February 18. Photo: Sam Tsang A diner scans the required QR code using Hong Kong’s Leave Home Safe app before entering a restaurant in Wan Chai on February 18. Photo: Sam Tsang
A diner scans the required QR code using Hong Kong’s Leave Home Safe app before entering a restaurant in Wan Chai on February 18. Photo: Sam Tsang

Letters | Coronavirus contact tracing: Singapore and Signal show Hong Kong how to ease privacy concerns

  • The Singapore government set clear boundaries over the use of TraceTogether data, and the app itself does not collect GPS or mobile network information
  • Signal also offers a lesson in openness, which Hong Kong should take to heart

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A diner scans the required QR code using Hong Kong’s Leave Home Safe app before entering a restaurant in Wan Chai on February 18. Photo: Sam Tsang A diner scans the required QR code using Hong Kong’s Leave Home Safe app before entering a restaurant in Wan Chai on February 18. Photo: Sam Tsang
A diner scans the required QR code using Hong Kong’s Leave Home Safe app before entering a restaurant in Wan Chai on February 18. Photo: Sam Tsang
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