10 Aug 2020

Covid card trial one step in a mysterious direction

From Lately, 10:47 pm on 10 August 2020

Last week Health Minister Chris Hipkins announced that a trial run of a bluetooth covid-card device will be run in Rotorua. The trial will take place in the coming months will be the decider for whether or not the card is adopted nationwide. 

Dr Andrew Chen from Auckland University has some quite pointed questions about the specifics of the Government's approach to treacing technologies.He's also the editor of a brand new book - Shouting Zeros and Ones: Digital Technology, Ethics and Policy in New Zealand.