The problem with Aarogya Setu

There are new developments in the controversy around the Aarogya Setu (AS) app. The app was officially designed for contact tracing, like many other apps developed and released by governments, as well as multinational corporations. The AS app does not conform to global best practices in many ways. It was denounced for being surveillance software by many IT researchers. It was forced down the throats of Indians, before there was legal challenges, unlike contact tracing apps released in other countries. This is iniquitous for many reasons. One is that India lacks a privacy law, which.....

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