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英国国家医疗服务系统的COVID-19追踪应用缺乏数据滥用防护措施

UK’s NHS COVID-19 Tracking App Lacks Safeguards Against Data Misuse

A UK parliamentary committee that focuses on human rights issues has called for primary legislation to be put in place to ensure that legal protections wrap around the national coronavirus contact tracing app.

英国议会是关注人权问题的委员会呼吁制定主要立法的一个机构,以确保在英国的冠状病毒接触者的追踪应用程序得到法律保护。

The app, called NHS COVID-19, is being fast tracked for public use — with a test ongoing this week in the Isle of Wight. It’s set to use Bluetooth Low Energy signals to log social interactions between users to try to automate some contacts tracing based on an algorithmic assessment of users’ infection risk.

这款名为”NHS COVID-19″的应用程序正在被快速追踪以供公众使用,本周在怀特岛进行测试;它将使用蓝牙的低能量信号来记录用户之间的社交互动,试图根据对用户感染风险的算法评估来自动跟踪一些联系人。

The NHSX has said the app could be ready for launch within a matter of weeks but the committee says key choices related to the system architecture create huge risks for people’s rights that demand the safeguard of primary legislation.

NHSX曾表示该应用程序可能会在几周内发布,但委员会表示与系统架构相关的关键选择给人们的权利带来了巨大风险,需要保护主要立法。

Read more at TechCrunch

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