Trackers (like the small one one at the heart of this site) are themselves a digital innovation. There are many useful trackers, covering different elements of the digital response to the COVID-19 crisis. This list is illustrative rather than comprehensive.
COVID-19 Policy Response
Tracking changes in what governments and companies are willing to do.
Ushahidi Deployments related to COVID-19
Dozens of useful visualizations, from around the world
COVID-19 Civic Freedom Tracker
The COVID-19 Civic Freedom Tracker follows governmental responses to the coronavirus pandemic that affects civic freedoms and human rights, with a focus on emergency laws.
Index launches global project to map media freedom during COVID-19 crisis – IFEX
The current crisis has seen an increase in attacks and violations against the media, as well as other alarming news pertaining to privacy and freedoms. Once these freedoms are eroded they are hard to get back.
Digital Rights in the Time of COVID-19 – BIRD
BIRN and SHARE Foundation are bringing you the latest updates and cases of arbitrary arrests, surveillance, phone tapping, privacy breaches and other digital rights violations as countries of Central and Southeast Europe impose emergency legislation to combat the COVID-19 outbreak.
Coronavirus Readings – The Syllabus
We index a lot of interesting and, alas, disturbing content related to COVID-19. To help people stay on top of the most meaningful new contributions to the crisis we have decided to create a new series of coronavirus reading lists.
Data protection and Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources – Global Privacy Assembly
The Global Privacy Assembly (GPA) recognises the unprecedented challenges being faced to address the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
AN INCOMPLETE, EVOLVING COLLECTION OF THE NEW POSSIBLE
This is a personal side project to give us hope.
MIT Technology Review COVID Tracing Tracker
There’s a deluge of apps that detect your covid-19 exposure, often with little transparency. Our Covid Tracing Tracker project will document them.
Collecting the Maps of the Coronavirus Pandemic
As the Library of Congress archives visuals about coronavirus, it is documenting a dramatic expansion in the forms and functions of maps — and their makers.