Tuesday, March 28News For London

Does the NHS Covid-19 app violate our privacy?

Around forty per cent of adults with eligible smartphones in the UK have downloaded the NHS Covid-19 app. During the epidemic, the UK has launched its own epidemic tracking system with this app.

However, there is a question that many people concern: does this app violate our privacy?

Many people are anxious about the law enforcement and intelligence agencies could someday get in touch with tracing app’s data, although others claim that the app is too private.

According to the BBC, the tracing method of the NHS Covid-19 app is “led some to suggest we’ve got the balance between privacy and effectiveness wrong”.