The UK Offers Border Tracking Apps Instead Of A Border Poll To Ireland

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One of the more caustic social media responses to the United Kingdom’s chaotic Brexit negotiations with the European Union has been the satirical suggestion that London’s next proposed solution to its customs disagreements with Dublin and Brussels would require the microchipping of Irish people to monitor their movement in and out of the UK’s contested enclave in the north-eastern corner of Ireland. It seems that we are not too far away from that dystopian sci-fi future with news that the British authorities are considering the use of a smartphone cross-border tracking app for people living in the Six Counties, or the neighbouring counties, following Britain’s withdrawal from the EU.

The idea that Irish citizens would install British government surveillance technology on their phones to facilitate inspection-free travel into the northern part of their own country is just off the scale in terms of madness. The suggestion is untenable at a…

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