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English police given access to Covid-19 contact-tracing data

By Jakub Krupa
  • 29 Jan 2021 11:58
  • 29 Jan 2021 12:10

Police in England has been given emergency powers to access Covid-19 test and trace data to enforce self-isolation, just days after the country's privacy watchdog said that such a move would be "concerning."

The police will now be able to access data of people told by the contact-tracing service to self-isolate

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