Re: Privacy-protecting contact tracer for COVID-19?

P.S. I just noticed this list of contact-tracing apps:

And also this crowd-sourced list on github:

One of the projects mentioned is this one at Stanford:
which says it is open source, but I have not been able to find their 
code on github, and have emailed them to ask.

On 4/3/20 10:04 AM, David Booth wrote:
> On 4/3/20 1:17 AM, Moses Ma wrote:
>> Yes, we'll open source everything for this. Our chance to save the 
>> world... literally.
> Great!  A couple things I think are really important:
> - All development should be done in public from the start, on github, as 
> opposed to being open sourced later.  This is important for three 
> reasons: build public trust; get eyeballs on it early; and crowdsource 
> more development help.
> - Up-front clarity about the licensing and revenue model, because 
> nothing kills public trust more than dashed expectations.  If some parts 
> would NOT be free and open source, then be crystal clear from the start 
> what those portions would be.
> David Booth

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