Posted by Sasha Barton | Partner
On 4th August 2020
We have been told repeatedly that the only way to ease the Coronavirus lockdown restrictions safely is to have a workable contact tracing system in place, ensuring that those showing symptoms are swiftly identified and those who have been in contact with them alerted, thereby ensuring that the virus does not again start to spread exponentially.
No one can dispute that a workable Test and Trace system is imperative and urgent. But any system must be designed and implemented in a way which protects our right to privacy.