Joe Masoodi: Police & governments may increasingly adopt surveillance technologies in response to coronavirus fears

By Joe Masoodi, The Conversation, 23 March, 2020

Facial recognition software could be applied to managing people during pandemics.

The COVID-19 pandemic has dominated headlines with public fears mounting and governments around the world scrambling to find ways to control the spread of the virus. Many governments have declared national emergencies, with the Canadian federal government also considering this as option.

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