WSJ: Coronavirus Demands a Privacy Law

WSJ: Coronavirus Demands a Privacy Law by Christine Wilson (“Silicon Valley’s role in contact tracing and social-distancing enforcement has Americans worried.”):

Reopening the economy and returning to “normal life” in the absence of a Covid-19 vaccine may be possible, we are told, with a combination of widespread testing and contact tracing. But these solutions will depend heavily on technology, and Silicon Valley doesn’t have the best record when it comes to protecting consumer privacy. Congress must step into the breach with federal privacy legislation establishing guardrails for tech companies’ handling of our most personal information.

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