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Singapore passes urgent bill to limit police use of Covid-19 contact-tracing data

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 02 Feb 2021 20:47
  • 02 Feb 2021 20:59
Singapore’s parliament yesterday passed an urgent bill limiting  police access to Covid-19 contract-tracing data to seven serious crimes, in an attempt to regain public trust after the backlash to last month’s revelation that law enforcers can access the data under existing laws. 

The bill, an amendment to the Covid-19 temporary measures act tabled

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