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Tech can fight COVID-19 without misusing citizens' data

Governments must be less nationalistic and entrepreneurs more careful

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Commuters wear face masks during morning rush hour traffic in Taipei on Apr. 8: Taiwan has won plaudits for their use of technology.   © Reuters

Khailee Ng is a managing partner of 500 Startups, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm that has invested in 2,400 companies in 75 countries. He has led more than 180 investments in Southeast Asian tech startups.

Two of the countries which have best contained COVID-19 so far, Singapore and Taiwan, have won plaudits for their use of technology.

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