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Harvard plans to track students' WiFi signals for coronavirus contact tracing

Dave_BerryDave_Berry CC Admissions Expert 511 replies3150 threads CC Admissions Expert
"- Harvard is developing a system that would track students’ WiFi signals to aid in COVID-19 contact tracing.

- Students would lose access to the university’s WiFi if they do not want to participate.

- Experts point to inaccuracy and data privacy concerns related to WiFi surveillance." ...

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Replies to: Harvard plans to track students' WiFi signals for coronavirus contact tracing

  • Mwfan1921Mwfan1921 5859 replies96 threads Senior Member
    It seems it would be easy for students who are using their cell phones and/or tablets to turn off wifi and use data, so as not to be tracked. Many cell/data plans offer unlimited data these days, so it's not as necessary to use wifi when available.
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  • vpa2019vpa2019 796 replies22 threads Member
    Wow big brother is working overtime at Harvard....and it’s coercive...no tracing no WiFi. Home is looking better and better....maybe that’s the plan after all. 😉
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