While Singapore has many surveillance cameras across the island, the idea of having a tracking system in one’s smartphone ‘hits closer to the bone’, an expert says. Photo: Reuters While Singapore has many surveillance cameras across the island, the idea of having a tracking system in one’s smartphone ‘hits closer to the bone’, an expert says. Photo: Reuters
While Singapore has many surveillance cameras across the island, the idea of having a tracking system in one’s smartphone ‘hits closer to the bone’, an expert says. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: why aren’t Singapore residents using the TraceTogether contact-tracing app?

  • Data privacy is a concern, but the contact-tracing app’s interface is also ‘unexciting’ and a drain on one’s smartphone battery, an analyst says
  • Authorities are watching the app’s uptake as they come up with measures to ease Singapore’s ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown from June

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
While Singapore has many surveillance cameras across the island, the idea of having a tracking system in one’s smartphone ‘hits closer to the bone’, an expert says. Photo: Reuters While Singapore has many surveillance cameras across the island, the idea of having a tracking system in one’s smartphone ‘hits closer to the bone’, an expert says. Photo: Reuters
While Singapore has many surveillance cameras across the island, the idea of having a tracking system in one’s smartphone ‘hits closer to the bone’, an expert says. Photo: Reuters
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