Facial recognition, social media and location tracking give law enforcement a leg up in a monumental investigation.
In the current pandemic, finding the right balance between the protection of public health and respecting civil liberties has proven to be supremely difficult.
In 44 states and the District of Columbia, voters can keep an eye on where their ballot is through systems that track when a ballot is requested by, sent to and returned by the voter.
The NZ COVID Tracer app helps you keep track of places you visit in New Zealand, in case anyone infected also visited. But the app has some shortcomings that won’t be fixed until June at the earliest.
The federal government wants Australians to sign up to the TraceTogether app, which logs your social interactions via bluetooth. But how much privacy will we sacrifice to combat COVID-19?
Our mobile phone’s location data could be a valuable tool to help track and trace the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. The government has the legal power to do it, given what’s at stake.