WEBINAR: A Comparative Review of Contact Tracing Apps in ASEAN countries

28 May 2020, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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WEBINAR: A Comparative Review of Contact Tracing Apps in ASEAN countries

As governments in ASEAN relax lockdown restrictions, Covid-19 contract-tracing smartphone apps are being introduced to help limit the spread of the coronavirus. 

How privacy-intrusive are they?  Many people are reluctant to download such apps for fear of government surveillance and privacy reasons

Join privacy experts Kevin Shepherdson and Lyn Boxall together with the review panel who reviewed the apps as we do a privacy sweep of Contact Tracing Apps from governments in six ASEAN countries

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Indonesia- PeduliLindungi

Malaysia -MyTrace

Singapore -TraceTogether

Thailand- MorChana ( หมอชนะ)

The Philippines - StaySafe PH

Vietnam- Blue Zone




  1. Do those permissions exceed what would be expected based on the app's functionality?
  2. Do the apps explain to consumers how personal data will be used?
  3. Do they comply with data protection laws?
  4. Can these apps be trusted? What are the recommendations?
  5. What types of permissions are sought by Contact Tracing Apps?