Examining the Practical Limits and Privacy Risks of Technical Systems to Combat the Pandemic

With an increasing number of governments and private corporations proposing the use of technological surveillance systems to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, experts have warned that tech-assisted contact-tracing and location tracking systems can pose significant risks to privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties. This CLE webinar discussed the practical limits and privacy considerations of these systems, with a focus on risks and concerns to criminal defendants.

Deploying Surveillance for Public Health: Examining the Practical Limits and Privacy Risks of Technical Systems to Combat the Pandemic

This webinar from May 13, 2020 featured Catherine Crump, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic at UC Berkeley, School of Law, and Daniel Kahn Gillmor, Senior Staff Technologist for the ACLU's Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project.


Materials

"Principles for Technology-Assisted Contact-Tracing" by Daniel Kahn Gillmor

 

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