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Your phone knows if you're staying at home

Your phone knows if you're staying at home

Update: 2020-04-072
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And it is telling the government. The Verge's Casey Newton explains how location data is helping fight coronavirus, and why even privacy advocates don't think that's such a bad thing.


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Casey Newton, Silicon Valley Editor at the Verge (@CaseyNewton)


Links to resources discussed:

Casey’s columns on location data:

https://www.theverge.com/interface/2020/3/25/21192629/coronavirus-surveillance-location-data-taiwan-israel-us-google, https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/31/21199654/location-data-coronavirus-us-response-covid-19-apple-google, https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/3/21206318/google-location-data-mobility-reports-covid-19-privacy

Google blog post on location sharing program:

https://www.blog.google/technology/health/covid-19-community-mobility-reports


Host:

Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset


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