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06/06/2020

Contact tracing technology must protect people from discrimination as well as disease

External Link - Source: STAT

The death of George Floyd at the hands of police, and the consequent protests across the country, have lain bare the discriminatory profiling and brutality that many underrepresented groups faced long before Covid-19. It is reasonable to fear that information gathered from disease-tracking technologies could be misused to target and harm the same vulnerable groups.

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