Luisa Tam
Luisa Tam

SCMP Columnist

My Hong Kong by Luisa Tam

Rush to buy an extra smartphone for contact-tracing app shows typical Hong Kong ingenuity - but pursuit of privacy is doomed to fail

  • The Hong Kong government’s Covid-19 contact-tracing app LeaveHomeSafe has many worried about their personal data
  • Fighting fire with fire, some are buying a second phone to load the app, while others resorted to a fake app or a screenshot of the official app