COVID19-Tracing/-Tracking App in Singapore under GPL-3.0
Bernhard E. Reiter
bernhard at fsfe.org
Wed Apr 29 14:29:23 UTC 2020
Am Freitag 10 April 2020 12:00:34 schrieb Jan Wey.:
> Singapore decided to release their Tracing-App under GPL-3.0 , which
> obviously would establish better trust and would benefit other countries
> and regions as well, as the software (or parts of it) could be re-used,
> being in line with PMPC as well as the FSFE's call to release any
> COVID19 Tracking App under a Free Software License.
Am Samstag 11 April 2020 05:09:06 schrieb Sebastian Silva:
> I did a quick search and found an article by the Singaporean government
> explaining their logic, which I shared also.
Yes, I think it helps to share more infos.
Note that in Germany is a large debate about a possible app ongoing,
with news almost daily. If you want a good coverage by folks you know what
Free Software and privacy is, I can recomment netzpolitik.org.
an FAQ where it say under 10.:
"Singapur, Österreich und Island haben dabei gute Erfahrungen mit quelloffener
Software, dezentraler Speicherung und der Beschränkung auf die
"Singapore, Austria and Island have made good experiences with Free Software,
decentral storage and limitation on bluetooth functionality."
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