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Businesses developing Covid passports would spark privacy concerns, UK data watchdog warns

By Jakub Krupa
  • 26 Mar 2021 11:49
  • 26 Mar 2021 11:49
Governments need to step up work on Covid-19 certification services or face commercial alternatives with potentially inadequate data protection safeguards that would undermine people's trust, the UK's Information Commissioner warned today.
Responding to recent controversies around vaccine passports and their potential use in the UK (see here), Elizabeth Denham said

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Jakub Krupa

Senior Correspondent

Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

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