Israel Will Use E-bracelets to Track Arrivals. Here Are the Problems With It

Israelis returning home will face a choice: Home isolation with an electronic tracking device, like those used for prisoners, or going to a coronavirus quarantine hostel — ‘It’s a slippery slope’

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The government on Thursday published a bill memorandum for returning travelers requiring isolation due to coronavirus restrictions to wear electronic bracelets 

The proposal to monitor the compliance of those returning to Israel will have its first reading on Monday. It doesn’t mandate bracelets exclusively and allows for smart-phone surveillance applications and other tracking methods.

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