Rep. Glenn Cordelli: COVID-19 pandemic and privacy
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Posted on 6/1/2020 by
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IT HAS been said that we are entering a “post-privacy” era and that the COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting privacy concerns for the future. Privacy concerns are nothing new however. Back in the late 1800s, Thomas Cooley wrote about “the right to be let alone.” Then in 1890, Louis Brandeis (later a Supreme Court justice) and his law partner published “The Right to Privacy” in the Harvard Law Review. But certainly they could not envision the modern advances in technology that open new possibilities for intrusion into our personal lives and information.

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