Сyber surveillance in terms of coronavirus pandemic
Keywords:pandemic, tracking tools, human rights violations
The scientific study describes techniques used by national governments to address the spread of the coronavirus. The focus is on the ambiguity of the decisions of the authorities, which lead, on the one hand, to an improvement in the incidence of coronavirus among the population and, on the other hand, to the disclosure of confidential information of citizens (passport details, contact numbers, location information), which in turn violates the right to privacy. The legal and regulatory framework relating to the inviolability of private information has been analysed, as well as the efforts of individual countries to amend existing legislation aimed at legitimizing surveillance at the state level. Attention is drawn to the risk of the long-term storage of private information and its access by a large number of individuals, which could lead to the leakage and misuse of data.
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