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Covid-19 Ushered in a New Era of Government Surveillance

Government-mandated drone surveillance and location tracking apps could be here to stay

Photo illustration sources (Getty Images): Borislav; boonchai wedmakawand; Andrew Brookes; Peter Steuart; Dimitri Otis

In early December, after finding 16 people had illegally crossed the border from Myanmar to Thailand and evaded the mandatory quarantine period, the Thai government said it would start patrolling the border with new…

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Dave Gershgorn

Dave Gershgorn

Senior Writer at OneZero covering surveillance, facial recognition, DIY tech, and artificial intelligence. Previously: Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.