Items tagged "contact tracing"
Your Office Doesn’t Need To Be a Permanent Surveillance State to Stop CoronavirusJuly 30, 2020 Communications & Pandemic Series , contact tracing , Data Protection , Privacy , Surveillance
As workplaces begin to reopen, one question seems top of mind: How do I ensure that my employees aren’t sick? In a rush to answer this question, tech companies claiming to have the answer have begun marketing surveillance measures to track an employee’s risk for coronavirus infection. Unfortunately, it’s uncertain how effective these unproven technologies […]Read More
Public Knowledge Welcomes Bill Creating Privacy Rules for COVID-19 Exposure Notification AppsJune 2, 2020 Consumer Privacy , contact tracing , coronavirus , Data Privacy , exposure notification
Yesterday, Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced the “Exposure Notification Privacy Act” to ensure that any exposure notification apps developed to assist with contact tracing will protect user privacy. Public Knowledge welcomes the bill for providing privacy protections for Americans’ data collected from these apps.Read More
Public Knowledge Welcomes Privacy Bill Protecting American Data During PandemicMay 14, 2020 Consumer Privacy , contact tracing , coronavirus , Data Privacy , Surveillance
Today, Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced the “Public Health Emergency Privacy Act” to protect Americans’ privacy even as contact tracing, exposure notification, and other coronavirus surveillance technology becomes commonplace.Read More