One of the most important ways to contain the pandemic is through “contact tracing,” which often utilizes smart phone data and “exposure notification” apps. Such technology raises serious privacy concerns. How will we ensure that our private information does not give undue power over our lives to a surveillance state and commercial interests?
Please join us for an important discussion of the civil rights and liberties costs and opportunities presented by digital contact tracing. Featuring: Neema Singh Guliani, Senior Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union; Jamil N. Jaffer, Founder and Executive Director, National Security Institute and Assistant professor of Law and Director, National Security Law and Policy Program; Susan Landau, Bridge Professor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the School of Engineering of Computer Science, Tufts University