Coronavirus surveillance poses long-term privacy threat, U.N. expert warns

Click For Larger Image & Read More
Coronavirus surveillance poses long-term...
 © In-Cyprus 2020
Surveillance measures rolled out across the world as governments try curb the spread of coronavirus could cause lasting damage to the right to privacy, a United Nations expert has warned.

From facial recognition to phone tracking, governments are turning to technology to trace infections and keep tabs on the population as they enforce lockdowns and quarantines.

The danger is that measures brought in to protect citizens in exceptional circumstances, when most people accept they are needed, could outlast the current crisis, said Joseph Cannataci, the U.N. special...


Read all latest: Cyprus Coronavirus News Updates - Live

This article was automatically added to our system 31-3-2020

Coronavirus surveillance poses long-term privacy threat, U.N. expert warns


The contents of this article including any associated images are © In-Cyprus 2020
Views & opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and/or In-Cyprus .

  • Click Here
Advertise Here

  Trending Cyprus News

  • Click Here
Advertise Here

Article Tags: coronavirus, surveillance, poses, privacy, threat, expert, warns,