- May 2020
Gostin, L. O. (2020). COVID-19 Reveals Urgent Need to Strengthen the World Health Organization. JAMA Health Forum, 1(4), e200559–e200559. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamahealthforum.2020.0559
- member state
- public health
- health emergency
- best interest
- previous achievements
- political interference
- Apr 2020
Here you can do some social good; we know how much passwords are reused and the reality of it is that if they've been using that password on one service, they've probably been using it on others too. Giving people a heads up that even an outgoing password was a poor choice may well help save them from grief on a totally unrelated website.
Google's move to release location data highlights concerns around privacy. According to Mark Skilton, director of the Artificial Intelligence Innovation Network at Warwick Business School in the UK, Google's decision to use public data "raises a key conflict between the need for mass surveillance to effectively combat the spread of coronavirus and the issues of confidentiality, privacy, and consent concerning any data obtained."
- Feb 2014
In his ruling, judge Edmundo Rodríguez Achútegui recognized that Calatrava’s rights as author of the bridge had been infringed, but he ruled that the public utility of the addition took precedence over this private right. “In addition to constituting a singular artistic creation suitable for protection, the work is public one, offering a service to the citizens, and thus satisfies a public interest,” he said. “If we weigh these interests, the public must prevail over the private.
This seems like a much more reasonable ruling than the one in the Deutsche Bahn case.