· April, 2020

Stories about Privacy from April, 2020

Coronavirus and surveillance technology in India: Public health vs. privacy

Global Voices interviewed rights lawyer Mishi Choudhary and tech and policy researcher Srinivas Kodali to discuss the newest proposal in India to use unique ID data for #FacialRecognition with drones.

How to protect Nigerians’ personal information while combating COVID-19

Combatting COVID-19 through all available legal means is urgent. However, such means need not be at the expense of protecting human rights — including the right to privacy. 

Is India fighting COVID-19 the “mass surveillance” way?

"There isn’t enough information available on what data will be collected, how long will it be stored and what uses it will be put to."

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