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The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

Elliot Setzer
Saturday, March 28, 2020, 11:41 AM

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In the past weeks, countries worldwide have put in place or considered a range of surveillance technologies to monitor and control the spread of the novel coronavirus. Alan Rozenshtein analyzed how the coronavirus outbreak will affect U.S. government surveillance law. Susan Landau argued that determining whether surveillance will help combat COVID-19 requires understanding how the virus spreads and how cell phone tracking works. And Peter Swire discussed what the response to 9/11 can tell us about how to understand the security and privacy questions associated with the pandemic.

Amir Cahane summarized the Israeli emergency regulations for location tracking of coronavirus carriers.

Stewart Baker shared an episode of the Cyberlaw Podcast, examining the ways in which governments are using location data to fight the spread of COVID-19:

Elliot Setzer is a Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford Law School and a Ph.D student at Yale University. He previously worked at Lawfare and the Brookings Institution.

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