As the world attempts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have taken steps to put quarantined people under surveillance to ensure their compliance. MediaNama has prepared a list of technical measures taken by within and outside India to track this concerning development. We will keep updating this list regularly. India A panel of joint secretaries at the Ministry of Home Affairs has given an in-principle proposal to an IPS officer's proposal to use technical data, AI and geo-fencing to trace people who have come in contact with infected people, the Hindu reported. Karnataka: The Karnataka government will track phones of people placed under quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Karnataka Minister of Medical Education Dr K. Sudhakar said in the Karnataka Assembly on March 18, the News Minute reported. The Home Department is reportedly assisting with tracking phones,…
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