Reply to post: Re: Which is more important, Privacy or Death?

Taiwan collars coronavirus quarantine scofflaws with smartphone geo-fences. So, which nation will be next?


Re: Which is more important, Privacy or Death?

Yeah I know, I was just referring to the red pill / blue pill argument before. The OP mentioned 2 months there as a solution window which is not true. There is no easy option :( China's 3-month lockdown of Wuhan has been claimed a success. But what remains to be seen is what happens when it ends.

Lockdowning for 18 months obviously is not an option either. Completely removing privacy isn't either in the western world. I bet we'll have a hard time with a combination of these measures (and more) being throttled on and off for more than a year to come.

One thing I'm worried about is if they will ever go away completely.

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