Indian state COVID-19 dashboard exposes people under quarantine
The Indian state of Madhya Pradesh created a COVID-19 dashboard that displayed the names of at least 5,400 quarantined people, their device IDs and names, their OS version, app version codes, current GPS coordinates, and office GPS coordinates. Shortly after the dashboard's existence was posted on Twitter by a French programmer, MAP-IT, the state's IT centre in Bhopal that developed the system, replied that it had been taken down, saying the information was intended to be confidential.
Writer: Elliot Alderson
Publication: Hindustan Times