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Governments Worldwide Abuse COVID Surveillance Powers

Posted on AllSides December 22nd, 2022
From The Right
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From social security numbers to toll booth scanners, the government's ability to track or surveil us will usually expand beyond their allegedly benign or useful original intention.

As Freedom House predicted in 2020, and as the Associated Press (A.P.) reported in detail this week, the tracking technologies designed to save lives from COVID-19 are used for many other government purposes.

A.P. examined what they rightly call the "firehose of individuals' private health details, photographs that captured their facial measurements and their home addresses" that governments gobbled up via allegedly life-saving...

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