Dr Paolo Palmieri on the privacy implications of contact tracing apps
An important tool in containing the current Covid-19 epidemic is contact tracing. Technology can make contact tracing more effective, and many European countries, including Ireland, are developing contact tracing smartphone apps. However, there are privacy concerns around such massive surveillance and monitoring.
RTÉ Brainstorm just published an opinion piece on the privacy implications of contact tracing apps by Dr Paolo Palmieri, a Lecturer in the School of Computer Science and Information Technology specialising on cyber security and digital privacy.
To read the full article click here: https://www.rte.ie/brainstorm/2020/0428/1135247-contact-tracing-apps-privacy-surveillance-coronavirus
Dr. Palmieri also featured (alongside Prof. Barry O'Sullivan) on the Silicon Republic article "Contact-tracing app confusion raises fears of privacy headache":