Imagine being told that you have to let the government know where you are at all times. No, this isn’t a parolee being monitored… it’s all people. Straight out of George Orwell’s book so many years ago, this is a scary approach that Singapore is taking, and while it’s in the name of protecting against the pandemic, what happens when this is all over?

Singapore will introduce a wearable device to assist with COVID-19 contact tracing and the minister responsible won’t rule out making it compulsory.