Cyberspace Law Committee Newsletter - June 2020

 

In This Issue

Business & Corporate

Message from the Chair

Dear Cyberspace Colleagues – A big thanks to Sarah Jane Hughes, Steve Middlebrook, Dick Fraher, Bill Denny, David Hale, and Catherine Allen for presenting very timely and successful webinars in May on: • "Payments in Pandemics and Natural Disasters" – a “Breaking News” program and • “Practical Guidance for Corporate Officers and Directors in Managing Cyber and Privacy Risks” – a Business Law Bonus program If you were not able to attend the latter program live, you can access the recording and materials in the Business Law Bonus program archive.

Business & Corporate

Could Contact Tracing Technology Violate the Fourth Amendment?

Contact tracing has been used by health officials to understand and combat the spread of contagious diseases for over 100 years. For most of this time period contact tracing involved low-tech, on the ground interviews and investigations. Contact tracing has been used to combat the spread of diseases ranging from typhoid in the early 20th century to AIDS in the 1980’s and Ebola in the 2010’s.