The Covid-19 Contact Tracing App In England and ‘Experimental Proportionality’

OSWALD, Marion and GRACE, Jamie (2021). The Covid-19 Contact Tracing App In England and ‘Experimental Proportionality’. Public Law, Jan, 27-37.

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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.

Item Type: Article
Page Range: 27-37
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2020 11:22
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2022 01:18

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