New bill comes with online takedown powers
The Government has introduced a bill that will allow it to issue takedown notices and create internet filters, with a focus on combatting terrorism and violent extremism.
Covid-19 and the privacy trade-off
Any system that requires entry of personal data comes with a level of unease. So how are other countries tracing movements of citizens in this pandemic?
Tracing a virus
We finally have a contact tracing app, but questions remain over its effectiveness, how transparent the process has been, and inconsistencies involved.
Govt app won’t meet Level 2 requirements
The Government’s “digital diary” app cannot be used as intended without amending Level 2 contact tracing requirements for businesses.
‘Digital diary’ contact tracing app coming
The Government will finally enter the contact tracing app market with its own, scaled-back product.
Cell tower sabotage threat for Auckland reception
A telecommunications industry body has warned that continuing sabotage of cell towers could affect Auckland’s mobile and internet connectivity.
Bringing New Zealand to you
People the world over are saying .... ‘I wish I could be in New Zealand right now’. That might be hard for a while but marketing expert Geoff Ross has a plan to take our products to the world and lift our recession-hit economy.
Govt looks set to join holistic health app trend
The New Zealand Government may be the latest entrant in the trend of holistic health apps which digitise healthcare in the age of Covid-19.
Private tech solutions to fill Govt contact tracing void
As the country prepares to reopen on, the lack of any government support for contact tracing hospitality patrons has led to an influx of private sector proposals.