AI Development Pushed by Pandemics | Privacy Issues
Artificial intelligence, combined with machine learning, is the transformative technology of today and the future. Most people’s concern with AI, outside of privacy, is the idea that advanced technology will take over jobs but there is currently a wave of ethical problems with AI applications, which will continue into the future.
Contact Tracing Apps | Is Your Privacy Protected?
What we haven’t seen a lot of in the United States, but has been done in other countries, is contact tracing. Contact tracing has been previously used successfully to contain SARS, Ebola, and other viral outbreaks across the globe. There are available apps that work via our smartphones to help track where and when contact with positive cases occur.
Your Privacy Amidst Global Pandemic
Allowing the invasion of personal privacy can be complicated. With the pandemic, worldwide loosening of data protection laws are likely to come across America. In at least 27 countries, there have been changes brought on by the pandemic in data privacy legislation. These laws are loosened for health officials to track and monitor patients; they are attempting to gain control of the virus.
Live Streaming Privacy in the Middle of Coronavirus Outbreak
Privacy is the right to manage personal information. Any confidential information that may be accidentally exposed on a live stream, including faces of minors and private citizens, should be treated as such and removed using video and audio redaction software. Bear in mind that privacy is expected.
Law Enforcement Facing COVID19 in America
Over 3,200 officers have called in sick at the New York City Police Department. That number equals nearly nine percent of the total police force. Without testing and necessary protective gear, police are at risk for exposure themselves, but also risk spreading the virus to others, including their families, and other first responders.
COVID19 FERPA Community and Student Privacy
Closing schools is just one step to complying with government safety instructions to prevent the spread of this disease. Social distancing, hand washing, sterilizing, and staying in quarantined areas may be painful, but maybe the only activities that can keep families and students safe.