Surveillance (state) a price worth paying to beat coronavirus, says Tony Blair thinktank
What “price” will Tony Blair, former UK prime minister and his high earning colleagues be paying?
(From The Guardian)
A dramatic increase in technological surveillance is a “price worth paying” to fight Covid-19, argues a report from the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change.
Governments and private companies can use location data to track the success of lockdown measures, monitor bluetooth signals to help contact tracing efforts, or keep an eye on search queries to help identify new clusters of infection or previously unknown symptoms.