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Contact Tracing Apps Demand the Reshaping of Consumer Privacy Rules

Published: 29 May 2020

ID: G00727588

Analyst(s): Lydia Clougherty Jones


COVID-19 is reshaping privacy, yet its final contours remain unknown. A U.S. Senate bill regulating data from contact tracing applications provides insight for data and analytics leaders, disentangling consumer privacy from patient privacy while expanding data sharing as part of pandemic recovery.

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Note 1: Government Contact Tracing Application Initiatives

Note 2: Examples of COVID-19 Contact Tracing Technology Bills or Laws on Initiatives

Note 3: U.S. Citizen/Consumer Sentiment and Contact Tracing Application Adoption

Note 4: Employee Screening Data

Note 5: Gartner COVID-19 Resources

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