The COVID-19 contact tracing app in England and "experimental proportionality"

Marion Oswald, Jamie Grace

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Abstract

Reviews the debate over the NHS's smartphone contact tracing app used in response to the coronavirus pandemic, including whether a decentralised approach is preferable. Examines key data protection and privacy concerns, including potential violations of ECHR art.8, and suggests how a five-stage experimental model of proportionality review could help maintain a balance between individual rights and wider community interests.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-37
JournalPublic Law
Volume2021
Issue numberJan
Early online date26 Nov 2020
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2021

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