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Heather Federman Vice President of Privacy & Policy for BigID. Heather Federman, vice president of privacy and policy for BigID/courtesy photo

Back in January, if a tech giant asked consumers if they wanted to share their location data and health status with strangers, or an employer asked workers to take daily temperatures, many folks probably would’ve told them to shove off. But as the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic passes 80,000, more Americans might prioritize public health and put aside a distrust of Big Tech and everyday privacy intrusions.

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Alaina Lancaster

Alaina Lancaster, based in San Francisco, covers disruptive trends and technologies shaping the future of law. She authors the weekly legal futurist newsletter What's Next. Contact her at [email protected]. On Twitter: @a_lancaster3

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