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Coronavirus: Singapore’s contact-tracing app can be used by police but only for serious offences

Acknowledging its error in not stating that TraceTogether data is not exempt from the Criminal Procedure Code, the Singaporean government on Friday said it will pass legislation next month formalising its assurance that data collected for criminal investigations from its TraceTogether and SafeEntry programmes would be restricted to “serious offences”.In a press release, the Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO) under the Prime Minister’s Office noted that Dr Vivian Balakrishnan,…

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