CBC WINDSOR: Professors Sukanya Pillay and Kristen Thomasen comment on use of COVID-19 database

(08 September 2020) According to a CBC Windsor article, the Windsor Police Service’s decision to access the provincial COVID-19 database has experts concerned the information could be used to unfairly target marginalized and racialized communities, causing mistrust with locals and raising serious concerns around personal privacy.

Windsor Law professors Sukanya Pillay and Kristen Thomasen provided their comments, voicing privacy and other concerns. “In a sense you have people who are already overpoliced now being policed once more,” says Professor Pillay. 

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