Is tracking adherence to stay-at-home mandates a privacy concern?

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Brian Kint was quoted in a Compliance Week article discussing the privacy concerns behind google offering user location data to health official's seeking to track peoples behavior during the stay-at-home orders. Brian explains, "during pandemics, exceptions to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) allow for government agencies to release an individual’s health information to protect public health. On the flipside, it’s not OK for governments to track individuals with positive coronavirus tests to ensure they don’t stray from home during a mandatory quarantine, for example."

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