Is intrusive electronic surveillance justified during a pandemic?

Mass surveillance is spreading along with COVID
Location tracking firm that helped Trump win election now wants to cash in on carona virus
We mapped how the caronavirus is driving surveillance around the world
Apple-Google Contract Tracing
Apple & Google want to turn your phone into a COVID tracking machine
Countries are using apps and data networks
Drone Pandemic: Will Caronavirus invite the world to meet big brother?]
Government surveillance in the age of Pandemics
Caronavirus has set off massive government surveillance 
Digital surveillance can help bring the pandemic under control, but it also threatens privacy
Contact tracing could free Americans from quarantine
Israel, China, Singapore use surveillance tech
Phones could track the spread of caronavirus. Is it a good idea? 
After 9-11, we gave up privacy for security. Will we make the same choice for COVID?
Only surveillance can save us from the pandemic
Privacy experts say responsible caronavirus surveillance is possible
Using AI responsibly to fight the pandemic
How surveillance technology powered South Korea’s response
As caronavirus escalates, so does surveillance
Covid 19, Surveillance, and the threat to your privacy
The surveillance state thrives during the pandemic
Don’t let US authorities use caronavirus as an excuse to violate civil liberties
There is No Devil’s Bargain Between Privacy and Public Health
Privacy experts fear a boom in caronavirus surveillance
The danger of COVID surveillance proposals for the tracking of dissent 
Stopping COVID requires surveillance
Other countries
China rolls out surveillance technology
Israel’s surveillance technology 
India’s COVID app fuels surveillance fears 
170 cybersecurity experts warn that British government’s contact tracing app could be used to surveil people even after coronavirus has gone
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