The idea of ‘immunity passports’ has been thrown around for quite some time. But if the idea of health passports move forward, this would dramatically restrict the movement of vulnerable groups who don’t own one.
Whether we talk about apps or passports, our health data would be in the hands of private companies.
Silkie Carlo, Director of Big Brother Watch said:
“It is deeply sinister.
“Once we all have the app, will companies want to move on to providing ‘passports’ for more serious diseases? Imagine if you had to have an HIV test to go to a football match?”