Israel's coronavirus surveillance is an example for others - of what not to do
The Israeli intelligence services have been tracking Covid-19 patients for contact tracing. As the High Court condemned the measure, what can the rest of the world learn from this controversial experiment?
- Israel has relied on the Shin Bet – the intelligence services – to track whom Covid patients had been in touch with.
- This controversial measure has been criticised by medical associations.
- The High Court ruled on April 26th that this tracking “severely violates the constitutional right to privacy”.
Posted on May 10, 2020