Workplace Safety Is Changing the Dialogue About Data Privacy | Propmodo
Surveillance and tracking technology has long been a topic of debate, especially in relation to work settings. Just ask Humanyze, a tech company founded by MIT graduates that got a bad rap for building wearable badges for employees to collect data to improve productivity. After an ominous video about them was released, they were scrutinized by privacy advocates. But the COVID-19 pandemic has added yet another layer of complexity to the data privacy debate. Many employees are concerned that the tracking technology being used by companies to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 will actually be used to spy on them instead.