Experts: “Apps have an impact on more than (data) privacy alone”

“Surveillance is permanent in its effects, even if it is discontinuous in its action.” – Michel Foucault

 

In a letter last week, over 55 scientists and experts (and counting), including Natali Helberger and Claes de Vreese, expressed their concerns about the Corona apps to the Dutch government. In their letter, they urge the government to take a critical look at the usefulness and necessity of the Corona apps, as well as their societal and legal impact, before deciding to use them.

 

Read the complete letter here.

For questions, please contact Prof. Natali Helberger, n.helberger@uva.nl.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *