Your phone knows if you're staying at home

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Your phone knows if you're staying at home

And it is telling the government. The Verge's Casey Newton explains how location data is helping fight coronavirus, and why even privacy advocates don't think that's such a bad thing. Featuring Casey Newton, Silicon Valley Editor at the Verge (@CaseyNewton) Links to resources discussed: Casey’s columns on location data: https://www.theverge.com/interface/2020/3/25/21192629/coronavirus-surveillance-location-data-taiwan-israel-us-google, https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/31/21199654/location-data-coronavirus-us-response-covid-19-apple-google, https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/3/21206318/google-location-data-mobility-reports-covid-19-privacy Google blog post on location sharing program: https://www.blog.google/technology/health/covid-19-community-mobility-reports Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow Us: Newsletter: Recode Daily  Twitter: @Recode Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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