It only took a couple of weeks or so for the dark visions reminiscent of the Black Mirror tv series to become reality: think of drones hovering overhead and taking our body temperature and smartphone apps notifying law enforcement on whether we are staying home. Is the massive amount of health data collected during the pandemic going to be deleted once the dust settles?
Are we entering an age of global surveillance? It has long been common knowledge that digital technology can keep track of our every activity online. The digital tracks we leave behind are easy to follow.