Privacy fears as governments use phone data to track coronavirus rule-breakers phone-mask-coronavirus-sydney


Vodafone has provided the federal and NSW governments with "aggregated" and "anonymised" user location data. Photo: Getty
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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 18: Three women wearing face masks use their mobile phones during a work break in Neutral Bay on March 18, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. The Prime Minister Scott Morrison today announced non-essential gatherings of 100 or more people indoors are banned and has declared a human biosecurity emergency. There are now 454 confirmed cases of COVID-19 In Australia - 210 in New South Wales, 94 in Victoria, 78 in Queensland, 32 in South Australia, 31 in Western Australia, seven in Tasmania, three in the Australian Capital Territory and one in the Northern Territory. There have been six confirmed deaths, five in NSW and one in Western Australia. (Photo by James D. Morgan/Getty Images)