Tens of thousands of outlets in Hong Kong now display a QR code for the app. Photo: Nora Tam Tens of thousands of outlets in Hong Kong now display a QR code for the app. Photo: Nora Tam
Tens of thousands of outlets in Hong Kong now display a QR code for the app. Photo: Nora Tam

Coronavirus: can Hong Kong law enforcers access data on city’s official Covid-19 contact-tracing app?

  • Experts said information could only be accessed if it was stored by a third party and court would apply stringent standards for any warrant application
  • Government reiterates that records from ‘Leave Home Safe’ app are only stored on users’ devices

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Tens of thousands of outlets in Hong Kong now display a QR code for the app. Photo: Nora Tam Tens of thousands of outlets in Hong Kong now display a QR code for the app. Photo: Nora Tam
Tens of thousands of outlets in Hong Kong now display a QR code for the app. Photo: Nora Tam
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