Are coronavirus contact tracing apps safe?

6 August 2020

Are contact tracing apps safe? Philosopher Carissa Véliz (University of Oxford), author of 'Privacy is Power',  explains why we should think twice about using such apps. They pose a serious risk to our privacy, and this matters, even if you think you have nothing to hide!


About the Series

Thinking Out Loud provides a series of videos and audio-podcasts produced by Katrien Devolder in which she talks to leading philosophers from around the world on topics related to practical ethics. The podcast and videos are intended for a non-specialist audience.

Katrien is a Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics.

You can watch the videos on the Practical Ethics YouTube Channel or listen on Oxford Podcasts.


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Assoc. Professor Carissa Véliz

Assoc. Professor Carissa Véliz
Institute for Ethics in AI
University of Oxford
Author of 'Privacy is Power'


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