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Policing the pandemic: Australia’s technology response to COVID-19
Samantha Floreani|
Samantha Floreani |

Australia adopted a range of technology based responses to address the COVID-19 pandemic, but this approach resulted in “solutions” that ranged from the outright ineffective to the actively punitive.

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Pihak yang mendukung mengatakan bahwa, walaupun tidak efektif dalam membatasi penyebaran virus, kewajiban menunjukkan bukti vaksin mendongkrak tingkat vaksinasi dan dapat menekan dampak virus. Namun, pihak yang ragu menyoroti bahwa langkah seperti ini mengancam keamanan digital individu dan hanya bersifat sekunder dibandingkan tujuan primer mengurangi penyebaran virus.

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Dengan semakin maraknya penggunaan aplikasi sejenis, mulai muncul tren penambahan fitur-fitur yang tidak terkait atau diperlukan untuk pelacakan kontak ke dalam aplikasi, seperti sertifikat vaksin. Hal ini menjadi semakin meresahkan ketika pejabat negara secara terbuka mendukung integrasi pihak ketiga dengan layanan komersil tanpa pertimbangan mendalam terhadap privasi, keamanan, dan aksesibilitas.

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ตั้งแต่เริ่มมีการแพร่ระบาดของโรคโควิด-19 เป็นต้นมา รัฐบาลทั่วโลกได้นำเทคโนโลยีบนสมาร์ตโฟนมาเป็นเครื่องมือสำคัญในการบริหารจัดการวิกฤติด้านสาธารณสุขครั้งนี้ หลายประเทศในภูมิภาคเอเชียแปซิฟิกใช้แอปพลิเคชันติดตามผู้สัมผัส ซึ่งก่อให้เกิดข้อกังวลเรื่องความเป็นส่วนตัว ความปลอดภัย และประสิทธิภาพในการป้องกันโรคตามมา

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