TEC062: Tech experts are debating the balance between our individual privacy and the vast amounts of data needed to fight the pandemic. Dom Bettinelli, Joanne Mercier, and Fr. Cory Sticha look at where they land on the issue. Also, can tech help bring us the sacraments and catechesis over the long-term?
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Links for this episode:
- Let’s not compromise our privacy in the fight against COVID-19
- It’s foolish to worry about privacy when data can help fight coronavirus (opinion) – CNN
- Growth in surveillance may be hard to scale back after pandemic, experts say | The Guardian
- Coronavirus means videoconference weddings now OK in New York – CNET
- Google is lowering Nest camera quality ‘to conserve internet resources’ – TechCrunch
- Google blocking 18m coronavirus scam emails every day – BBC News
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