May 04, 2020

Another consideration that seems to have been obscured by the debate on privacy and the narrow focus on the particular client implementation of the app is the significant problem of false positives and negatives.

A lot of voices have spoken out about this issue overseas (particularly in the US) while many local tech voices have skipped considering this at all.

See:

* Previous FTC CTO / Obama Whitehouse senior adviser: https://twitter.com/ashk4n/status/1248659875669798912

* Brookings Institute article: https://www.brookings.edu/techstream/inaccurate-and-insecure...

* Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University (pdf report): https://healthpolicy.duke.edu/sites/default/files/atoms/file...

* Bruce Schneier: https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2020/05/me_on_covad-1...