When the contact tracing czar offers the view that contact tracing in the country is still weak today — nearly nine months into this public health crisis — no one is the least bit surprised, and the government only has itself to blame.
This time of Covid-19 has proven that innovation is an absolute necessity.
We must make sure technology enhances our rights, instead of undermining them. True progress, after all, should never be at the expense of our fundamental rights.
So, what exactly is the Neural Network of Learning?
Social entrepreneurs are change-makers, and we need more of them.
As a privacy advocate, I feel there are so many other things to be said about how the government has handled this task of helping businesses set up their respective contact tracing systems.
I’m not going to delete my apps or throw away my phone or ban my kids from using social media. Life as we know it has made them essential, and doing so may cause more harm than good.
The suggestion of some business groups to temporarily suspend the Data Privacy Act (DPA) is wrong in so many ways, ill-conceived, shortsighted, and ultimately irresponsible.