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Tracking the Global Response to COVID-19

– Privacy International

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  • Posted by Good ID team (Good ID)
  • 23 March 2020

Privacy International has launched a tracker to monitor restrictions on rights and freedoms as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

Measures being announced by tech companies, governments, and international agencies, in response to containing the spread of coronavirus, include unprecedented levels of surveillance, data exploitation, and misinformation.

“Some may be effective and based on advice from epidemiologists, others will not be. But all of them must be temporary, necessary, and proportionate.”

The project, led by Privacy International alongside its global network, is appealing to anyone with examples of severe restrictions on people’s freedom, to refer to this resource.

It is essential to keep track of them. When the pandemic is over, such extraordinary measures must be put to an end and held to account

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