Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Ghana's Tap-and-Go Bus Monitoring System Raises Chinese Surveillance Issues

 Ghana Web posted on 20 February 2024 an article titled "NDC's Yayra Koku Links Bawumia's Tap-and-Go Bus Monitoring System to China."

Ghana's new tap-and-go bus transport service system uses software for the CCTV monitoring purchased from China and hosted on Chinese servers.  This poses a threat to the privacy and security of passengers.  The software could allow the Chinese government or hackers to access the facial images and personal data of passengers.