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Use of location, mobility and telecom data

Maps (mobility, detection)

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  • Argente, David,  Chang-Tai Hsieh and Munseob Lee, ‘The Cost of Privacy: Welfare Effects of the Disclosure of Covid-19 Cases’, Social Science Research Network (2020): click here.
  • Coronamap, South Korean website that allows people to detect where infected persons are situated, enabling them to avoid the relevant neighbourhood.
  • Question for written answer to the Commission (Rule 138) by Alexandra Geese (Verts/ALE), 'Data collection via social networks and mobile operators to combat COVID-19' (23 April 2020): click here.
  • Shahbaz, Adrian and Allie Funk, 'False Panacea: Abusive Surveillance in the Name of Public Health', Freedom House (25 September 2020): click here.
  • Ventrella, Emanuele, 'Privacy in emergency circumstances: data protection and the COVID-19 pandemic', ERA (28 September 2020): click here.
  • Michele Vespe, Stefano Maria Iacus, Carlos Santamaria, Francesco Sermi  and Spyridon Spyratos, ‘On the use of data from multiple mobile network operators in Europe to fight COVID-19’ (2021): click here.
  • Zhenjie Yang, Guilan Zhu, Linda Chelan Li, Yilong Sheng, 'Services and surveillance during the pandemic lockdown: Residents’ committees in Wuhan and Beijing' (2021): click here.
  • Zhuang Mengdie, Manley Ed, ‘Household mixing during COVID-19: our research suggests adherence to lockdowns in England declined over time’ (November 25 2021): click here.

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