The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School is a leader in the study of the law and policy around the Internet and other emerging technologies.
Privacy has become one of the defining issue of the Information Age. CIS has received national recognition for its interdisciplinary and multi-angle examination of privacy, particularly as it relates to emerging technology.
Registration is required for this free webinar event. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed to you shortly before the event begins.
As the world rushes to put contact tracing and illness-tracking tools in place to enable effective response to the coronavirus pandemic, privacy experts are raising concerns about exactly how this technology will be built and governed. Read more about Surveillance Technology Governance During and After COVID-19
For more information and to register please visit: https://www.newamerica.org/future-tense/events/online-will-coronavirus-claim-privacy-among-its-victims/ Read more about Will COVID-19 Claim Privacy Among its Victims?
A number of countries, including South Korea, Italy, and Israel, have begun using digital tools to track the movement of people who are infected, identify those who may have been exposed to the coronavirus, and measure the extent to which citizens are complying with stay-at-home orders. While the verdict is still out on whether these tools will ultimately prove effective at containing the spread of the virus during this first wave of the pandemic, the potential to automatically track the spread of the disease may be useful in the future. Read more about How Much Privacy Should We Trade to Survive a Pandemic?