Posts Tagged ‘privacy’

Barcoded microbial system for high-resolution object provenance | Science

June 27, 2020

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6495/1135

Interesting paper. Wonder whether this technology could readily track people and thus has #privacy implications…

Barcoded microbial system for high-resolution object provenance

Jason Qian1,2,3,*,
Zhi-xiang Lu1,2,*,
Christopher P. Mancuso4,*, Han-Ying Jhuang1,*,
Rocío del Carmen Barajas-Ornelas5,*,
Sarah A. Boswell1,2,*,
Fernando H. Ramírez-Guadiana5, Victoria Jones1,6,†, Akhila Sonti4,
Kole Sedlack4,‡,
Lior Artzi5,
Giyoung Jung7,
Mohammad Arammash1,
Mary E. Pettit1, Michael Melfi1, Lorena Lyon1,
Siân V. Owen6,
Michael Baym2,6,
Ahmad S. Khalil4,8,
Pamela A. Silver1,8, David Z. Rudner5,
Michael Springer1,2,§

Science 05 Jun 2020:
Vol. 368, Issue 6495, pp. 1135-1140
DOI: 10.1126/science.aba5584

facial recognition debate

June 11, 2020

A Case for Banning Facial Recognition

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/09/technology/facial-recognition-software.html

SpiShutter WebCam cover

June 2, 2020

https://www.spishutter.com/

China’s Coronavirus Tracking Apps Stir Privacy Fears as They Linger

May 31, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/26/technology/china-coronavirus-surveillance.html

COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act

May 15, 2020

https://www.commerce.senate.gov/2020/4/wicker-thune-moran-blackburn-announce-plans-to-introduce-data-privacy-bill

Regulatory and Ethics Perspective on COVID-19 Data Sharing

May 8, 2020

https://www.ga4gh.org/news/regulatory-and-ethics-response-to-the-covid-19-pandemic

Microbiome privacy risk

May 7, 2020

https://www.nature.com/news/polopoly_fs/1.17527!/menu/main/topColumns/topLeftColumn/pdf/521136a.pdf?origin=ppub

Welcome Back to the Office. Your Every Move Will Be Watched. – WSJ

May 6, 2020

https://www.wsj.com/articles/lockdown-reopen-office-coronavirus-privacy-11588689725

Detecting sample swaps in diverse NGS data types using linkage disequilibrium | bioRxiv

April 29, 2020

https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.03.15.992750v2

https://twitter.com/michaelhoffman/status/1255222686646747136 swap paper

contact tracing

April 23, 2020

MIT contact tracing:
http://news.mit.edu/2020/bluetooth-covid-19-contact-tracing-0409