Global  

9/11 saw much of our privacy swept aside. Coronavirus could end it altogether

WorldNews Saturday, 16 May 2020 ()
9/11 saw much of our privacy swept aside. Coronavirus could end it altogetherLondon (CNN)Spit into a cup when you land in an airport, and your DNA is stored. Every phone in every city talks to every other nearby device, their exchanges floating somewhere in the ether. Cross-border travel is enabled only by governments sharing data about millions of private movements. These are all possible visions of a future that the coronavirus pandemic has rushed on us -- decades of change effected, sometimes it feels, in just weeks. But a lurch into an even more intense era of mass data-collection -- the vast hoovering up of who went near whom and when, who is healthy to travel, and even scraps of personal DNA languishing in databases -- appears to be on the verge of becoming the...
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Related videos from verified sources

Biker gets lesson of a lifetime after violating 'no pillion riding' rule in Delhi [Video]

Biker gets lesson of a lifetime after violating 'no pillion riding' rule in Delhi

A commuter, Birjit Chauhan, was charged Rs 250 as a penalty for riding a pillion on his 2-wheeler at Delhi-Ghaziabad border in wake of coronavirus pandemic. No pillion rider is allowed on 2-wheelers,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:01Published
Champagne Sales Could Plummet by Nearly $2B This Year [Video]

Champagne Sales Could Plummet by Nearly $2B This Year

Understandably, there hasn’t been much occasion to pop the bubbly during the coronavirus pandemic, and that could lead to a loss of more than $1.9 billion in revenue for the champagne industry this..

Credit: Veuer     Duration: 00:47Published

You Might Like


Tweets about this