1 week No invasion of privacy: DILG upholds PNP monitoring of social media for lockdown violators Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Tuesday defended the move of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to monitor social media for quarantine violations, saying there is no breach in right to privacy when the person posted the information online. The PNP's Joint Task Force COVID Shield earlier ordered all police stations and units to be on the lookout for COVID-19 quarantine violators by monitoring social media platforms. Netizens were also encouraged to tag the JTF FB page when they see photos and reports online of violations of minimum health standards and other quarantine violations. ... more