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Webforum: COVID-19 and Tracking You

July 4, 2020 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Free

As a requirement to loosen the lockdown measures, the Malaysian government developed a number of contact tracing apps mandatory for businesses to resume operations under new SOPs.

Apps such as MySejahtera and MyTrace are developed and managed by the Ministry of Health, while apps such as GerakMalaysia are developed and managed by the Royal Malaysian Police to facilitate interstate travel restrictions. Meanwhile, state governments also deploy their own contact tracing apps such as SElangkah in Selangor, PgCare in Penang, and Sabahtrace in Sabah.

What is the tech behind these contact tracing apps? What are the possible concerns that could arise, especially with regards to people’s human right to privacy? Is it necessary to sacrifice human rights in exchange for public safety or national security?

The forum will take place on Saturday, 4th July 2020, 15:00H to 16:30H (GMT +8).

Details

Date:
July 4, 2020
Time:
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://techups20e0704.eventbrite.com

Venue

Google Meet

Organizer

The IO Foundation
Email:
contact@theiofoundation.org
Website:
theiofoundation.org