[LINK] Western Australia introduces new app to help with contact tracing

Tom Worthington tom.worthington at tomw.net.au
Mon Dec 14 09:41:04 AEDT 2020

On 10/12/20 9:39 am, Scott Howard wrote:

> Unless I'm mistaken, that's not possible.  The Google/Apple APIs are 
> only available to official " public health authorities" (ie, 
> governments), and only a single app is allowed per region. ...

What I had in mind was building an App so developing nations could 
implement it officially. Then asking Google/Apple to change their rules 
to allow multiple Apps per region and by other than public health 
authorities. Universities in particular could be seen as being 
responsible enough to run such a system.

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