6 Jan 2021

Call for more protections over Covid app data

From Summer Times with Emile Donovan , 9:18 am on 6 January 2021

There are calls for legislation to be put in place to protect how the data collected by the Covid tracer app is used. 

Dr Andrew Chen from Auckland University has written to Health Minister Chris Hipkins and Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield about this.

He tells Jesse what he's proposing.

Contact tracing app COVID-19 pandemic coronavirus. People wearing masks using phones.

Photo: 123rf / Elizaveta Galitckaia

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