Over a million downloads of COVIDSafe app in first day

More than one million Australians have downloaded the COVIDSafe contact tracing app in its first day of release, part of the federal government's bid to automate and improve what state and territory health officials do manually.

The app uses Bluetooth to look for other devices that have the app installed and takes a note when that occurs, securely logging the other users’ encrypted reference code.

Posted in Australian eHealth

Tags: COVID-19, COVIDSafe

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0 # Fujitsu staffer 2020-04-28 09:04
The data stored on AWS servers is still potentially subject to disclosure to US government authorities under the CLOD Act 2018.

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