Trends Report

Geolocation Data Is A Powerful Tool To Fight COVID-19, But Privacy Assurance Must Be In Place

April 21st, 2020
Elsa Pikulik, null
Elsa Pikulik


In the COVID-19 pandemic, governments have been using geolocation data to keep tabs on both infected and healthy citizens. The use of this data leads to privacy concerns such as disclosure to unknown third parties, consumer tracking, identity theft, and threats to personal safety. If you plan on using geolocation data, demand that appropriate precautions be enforced with its use.

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