By definition, contact tracers have to ask people sometimes intimate and difficult questions. What if that information can somehow be used against them?
Albert Fox Cahn (@FoxCahn) is the founder and executive director of The Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (S.T.O.P.) at the Urban Justice Center, a New York-based civil rights and privacy group and a fellow at the Engelberg Center for Innovation Law & Policy at N.Y.U. School of Law.
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…and investigators ended up targeting the wrong people, at least in part from that information.