Video: Does containing COVID-19 mean surrendering our privacy?

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Public health officials are scrambling to rapidly ramp up contact tracing, which involves tracking down people who may have come in contact with someone who has a contagious disease.

Google and Apple are looking to take advantage of the location devices we all carry—our phones. But that method comes with concerns about privacy and , says Woodrow Hartzog, professor of law and computer science at Northeastern.

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