Analysis of Aarogya Setu Mobile Application

An in-depth of how the official COVID19 disease surveillance app works


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In this explainer, members from the tech community will analyse the newly launched android application, Aarogya Setu. They will present findings based on multiple standard analytical techniques usually applied to mobile apps, followed by a Q&A session, its terms and conditions, privacy policies and security risks.

Thank you for attending our online event: Analysis of the Aarogya Setu mobile application.

The video recording of the entire session is available at https://youtu.be/jDJlle9JMdM, in case you missed any of it.

The documents shared during the event are available at https://bit.ly/3bXWeRc for your reference.

Here’s a handy list of all the COVID apps in India, Srikanth’s MoSF analysis - https://bit.ly/2RnnQai

Harish Pillay has shared with us the whitepaper available at https://bluetrace.io for open trace protocol and its source code. There has been an announcement of a new protocol by MIT called PACT, you may also consider reading it. PACT protocol is available at https://pact.mit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/The-PACT-protocol-specification-ver-0.1.pdf

Keen on knowing more? Skim through our recommended reading on COVID apps by global organizations:

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/04/how-protect-privacy-when-aggregating-location-data-fight-covid-19
https://www.ccc.de/en/updates/2020/contact-tracing-requirements
https://digitalreach.asia/tracetogether-disassembling-it-wasnt-easy-to-confirm-the-governments-claims-on-privacy/
https://fpf.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Privacy-Pandemics-The-Role-of-Mobile-Apps.pdf
https://www.lawfareblog.com/location-surveillance-counter-covid-19-efficacy-what-matters
https://ethics.harvard.edu/outpacing-virus
https://ethics.harvard.edu/justice-health-white-paper

Stay in touch for more questions, discussions and interactions with our speakers via our Slack channel: http://friendsofhasgeek.slack.com/