Crisis can mean risk to civil liberties

I’ve disagreed mildly here and on Twitter about the uses of authority during a pandemic, so was interested to see a piece from Giuseppe Valiante (CP) about risks to civil liberties at times like this. (Aussi en français.)

There’s also a lot of misleading and simply fake news including from the highest authority in some places. Rima Elkouri ponders the consequences.

There are two relevant apps I’ve heard of that are recommended. One is the Montreal app, a web app I’ve already mentioned, accessed on The other is the Canada app. I downloaded the Canada app, which tells you it’s going to share anything you tell it with something called Thrive Health. Noped out.