Will you be downloading the COVIDSafe App?


There has been controversy surrounding the government’s tracing app that is designed to help trace people who might have come into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. It’s been downloaded more than 1 million times but there is confusion around the tracking aspect of it and has people worried about privacy. LiveTribers, will you be downloading COVIDSafe app? Are you worried about privacy or do you think people are unnecessarily concerned?

Posted by on 27 Apr 2020

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    eixie

    It was unfortunate that uncertainties were not avoided before this govt. started the broad publicity campaign, there is an u undercurrent of distrust lingering on about it because of that initial attempt rushing it in too quickly. Only 4-5 days more were needed to rectify any of that as far as I remember - now it's a hard slog to regain the unnecessarily spooked sections of society.

    Posted by eixie on 25 May 2020

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    Jasmin

    Lol Yeah!! NOT HAPPENING!!! Solely Due to the Fact that there's Just too much Uncertainty Around it! I'll Pass For Now Thanks!!

    Posted by Jasmin on 19 May 2020

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    Frankie v

    Have you down loaded the covid app or not and why

    Posted by Frankie v on 14 May 2020

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    Jannette

    Yep,very happy to do it. I dont understand why people are worried about privacy,we are isolated in our homes.Im sure if the government wanted to know our private life he could do it now. We all need to get moving again.

    Posted by Jannette on 06 May 2020

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    Sandy

    Happy to download 5is app. You never know, it may help me in the next few months

    Posted by Sandy on 05 May 2020

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    Angela Phillips

    No l am worried about hackers

    Posted by Angela Phillips on 03 May 2020

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    pinkf

    Yes I have downloaded it

    Posted by pinkf on 01 May 2020

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    Kevin

    No I haven't downloaded it yet but I will, I can't comment about this yet but realistically we should be very worried about privacy but the bigger worry should be the virus itself and the ramifications if no vaccine can be found that should be the worry

    Posted by Kevin on 30 Apr 2020

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    Kathy

    Did it on day 1. Hopefully enough people will do it to make it worth while.

    Posted by Kathy on 29 Apr 2020

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    mact

    Yes downloaded as soon as could. If most mobile users did this the overall lockdown could be reduced allowing many of us to resume working and socialising again. In truth if you use my Gov,Facebook, Instagram, et al your privacy is probably more compromised than using the Corona safe application.

    Posted by mact on 29 Apr 2020

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    JACKSPRATT27

    Yes, I have done it and so have my children

    Posted by JACKSPRATT27 on 28 Apr 2020

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    lkuhl

    Yes I have downloaded the app, I have nothing to hide and I’d do almost anything to help life get back to normal, I desperately want to see my children and grandchildren!

    Posted by lkuhl on 27 Apr 2020

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    Bellxchat

    Yes, I've downloaded the app. Considering we are already being tracked - unless you don't have a mobile phone, use the internet, or drive a car with GPS - and it may help to 1. save lives and 2. ease restrictions, it seems like a good idea to me.

    Posted by Bellxchat on 27 Apr 2020

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    Olive

    Have already downloaded. I will do my little bit to try and keep myself and my family safe.

    Posted by Olive on 27 Apr 2020

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    tassiegirl

    I don't think so as I rarely use my mobile phone. I rarely have my mobile phone on, so I don't think the data would be very useful for them. I am concerned that the information would go to a foreign company.

    Posted by tassiegirl on 27 Apr 2020

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