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April 19, 20 - 6:40 pm - João Paulo Pimentel

The use of geolocation data to fight the virus presents a dilemma

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We need to have a framework that would allow companies and public authorities to cooperate, to enable proper response for the public good

Mila Romanoff, data and governance lead for United Nations Global Pulse

To reduce the risk that coronavirus surveillance efforts might violate people’s privacy, she said, governments and companies should limit the collection and use of data to only what is needed. “The challenge is,” Romanoff added, “how much data is enough?”

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