According to the CDC, contact tracing is vital to slowing the spread of coronavirus and for the U.S. to return to normal. The public is being asked to trust government agencies that want to deploy contact tracing technology to fight the current pandemic. While there may be public health benefits to downloading a contact tracing app to your mobile device, will you be risking your privacy if you do? Can the same app be used to surveille you without your consent?
We have gathered a panel of experts to discuss contact tracing—why it is useful and how to protect your privacy.
- Rosa Barcelo, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs—Brussels
- Professor David Hess, Department Chair—Biology, Santa Clara University
- Faiza Patel, Director, Liberty & Security, Brennan Center for Justice
- Lauren Kitces (moderator), Associate, Squire Patton Boggs—Washington, D.C.
CLE: This event will qualify for 1.5 hours of California Continuing Legal Education. Please follow the directions here to obtain MCLE credit for this event.
Santa Clara Law is a CA State Bar Approved Provider.
This event is co-sponsored by the High Tech Law Institute, Center for Global Law & Policy and the Center for Social Justice and Public Service at Santa Clara Law.