The data obtained from cellphone network providers on the  location of people infected with the coronavirus during  the national lockdown can be used only for combating the spread of the disease, retired Constitutional Court justice Kate O’Regan says.

O’Regan was appointed as the Covid-19 judge by justice & correctional services minister Ronald Lamola last week. She will play a critical role in providing oversight to a controversial regulation which allows the government to obtain data on cellphone locations as part of the fight to curb the spread of the Covid-19...

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