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Don’t Mix Policing with COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Over the weekend, Minnesota’s Public Safety Commissioner analogized COVID-19 contact tracing with police investigation of arrested protesters. This analogy is misleading and dangerous. It also underlines the need for public health officials to practice strict data minimization—including a ban on sharing with police any personal information collected through contact tracing...
An array of laptops, each with a virus image, except one, which has a surveillance eye.

Паспорта иммунитета представляют угрозу нашей приватности и информационной безопасности

После ослабления во многих странах карантинного режима разговоры вокруг COVID-19 стали касаться условий возвращения к работе, возобновления занятий в школах и возможности поездок за границу. Несколько стран (Великобритания, Италия, Чили, Германия) и американский штат Калифорния выразили заинтересованность в создании так называемого «паспорта иммунитета» — системы, требующей от граждан предоставить доказательство...

How Big Tech Monopolies Distort Our Public Discourse

Long before the pandemic crisis, there was widespread concern over the impact that tech was having on the quality of our discourse, from disinformation campaigns to influence campaigns to polarization. It's true that the way we talk to each other and about the world has changed, both in form (thanks...

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