French watchdog warns against COVID-19 smart surveillance

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French watchdog warns against COVID-19 smart surveillance

Well-meaning but falls short of data protection standards.

The use of a new range of surveillance cameras to check adherence to rules in the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak risks undermining the fabric of democracy, France's data privacy watchdog CNIL said. Known in Europe for being a staunch defender of privacy rights, the CNIL said that ...

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