Indonesian TraceTogether app uses location data for contact tracing
Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Informatics/KOMINFO official website)
On Thursday, 26 March 2020, the Indonesian Minister of Communication and Informatics, Johnny G. Plate, issued the Ministerial Decree No. 159/2000 to facilitate the cooperation between the Government and telecommunication companies in developing a tracking app called TraceTogether. The app collects 14 days of mobile phone location data from the infected person, and then matches it to location data collected by telecommunication companies that pinpoints individuals who were in the patient’s vicinity and sends them a warning.
Writer: Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Informatics/KOMINFO
Publication: Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Informatics/KOMINFO