In this episode of Stanford Legal, hosts Pam Karlan and Joe Bankman are joined by Al Gidari, Consulting Director of Privacy for the Stanford Center for Internet and Society. The three delve into the topic of contact tracing with the help of Bluetooth on smartphones in the era of COVID-19. Historically done manually with the help of trained individuals, contact tracing is one way to reduce the number of individuals infected during an epidemic or pandemic through systematically identifying who an individual has come into contact with. Read more about A Path Back to Normal? Previewing the New Google-Apple COVID-19 Contact Tracing Tools with Albert Gidari
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