26 January 2021
The Singapore government’s disclosure on January 4 that in addition to COVID-19 contact tracing, TraceTogether data could be used for the purpose of criminal investigations, has been seen as a betrayal of public trust and policy back-pedalling. In an analysis, NTU RSIS senior fellow Teo Yi-Ling and research fellow Muhammad Faizal Abdul Rahman wrote about what a decline in trust mean for Singapore’s Smart Nation efforts, in which surveillance plays a prominent role.
…Teo Yi-Ling is a Senior Fellow and Muhammad Faizal Abdul Rahman is a Research Fellow in the Cyber and Homeland Defence Programme with the Centre of Excellence of National Security (CENS), S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.
CENS / Online
Last updated on 04/05/2021