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, 2021 (Jan). pp. 27-37. ISSN 0033-3565

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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.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Contact tracing; Coronavirus; Data protection; Decentralisation; Mobile applications; Proportionality; Right to respect for private and family life
Subjects: M200 Law by Topic
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Northumbria Law School
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Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2020 11:32
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2020 16:32
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/44465

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