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How Covid-19 Turned College Campuses Into Surveillance Machines

From simple location-tracking apps to buttons that measure biometrics, college campuses have amped up surveillance in response to Covid-19

Illustration: AJ Dungo

Vassar College student E.L. received a notification on his phone this month with a gentle reminder to turn on his device’s…




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Amrita Khalid

Amrita Khalid

Freelance technology journalist based in Los Angeles. Previously at Quartz, Engadget, The Daily Dot, and some others. @universityleeds and @AmericanU alum

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