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Israel backs controversial surveillance tech

Israeli leaders have approved the use of controversial digital surveillance tools to keep track of residents thought to be ill with coronavirus.

Polls show that most Israelis trust the decision-making of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in relation to the coronavirus, but former army chief and opposition politician Gabi Ashkenazi, who chairs the Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee, said the cabinet approval of the technology was a “hijacking” of due process.

Read more here: https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/israel-backs-use-of-surveillance-tools-to-track-suspected-virus-cases/