19 May 2020
In the effort to persuade people to comply with counter-pandemic measures, fear of state punishment has perhaps played a greater role than fear of the loss of privacy and civil liberties. But people are also fearful of sacrificing privacy and civil liberties as a result of tech-enabled mass surveillance expanding state power, wrote Muhammad Faizal Abdul Rahman, a Research Fellow at RSIS, in a commentary. He shares some strategic considerations when it comes to using surveillance tools.
Muhammad Faizal Abdul Rahman is a Research Fellow with the Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS), a unit of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore.
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Last updated on 20/05/2020