Reference : Data protection in the context of covid-19. A short (hi)story of tracing applications.
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Data protection in the context of covid-19. A short (hi)story of tracing applications.
Poillot, Elise mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (FDEF) > Department of Law (DL) >]
Lenzini, Gabriele mailto [University of Luxembourg > Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SNT) > IRiSC >]
Resta, Giorgio [University of Rome 3 > Law > > Full Professor]
Zeno-Zencovich, Vincenzo [University of Rome 3 > Law > > Full Professor]
Consumatori e Mercato
[en] data protection ; comparative law ; consumer law
[en] The volume presents the results of a research project (named “Legafight”) funded by the Luxembourg Fond National de la Recherche in order to verify if and how digital tracing applications could be implemented in the Grand-Duchy in order to counter and abate the Covid-19 pandemic. This inevitably brought to a deep comparative overview of the various existing various models, starting from that of the European Union and those put into practice by Belgium, France, Germany and Italy, with attention also to some Anglo-Saxon approaches (the UK and Australia). Not surprisingly the main issue which had to be tackled was that of the protection of the personal data collected through the tracing applications, their use by public health authorities and the trust laid in tracing procedures by citizens. Over the last 18 months tracing apps have registered a rise, a fall, and a sudden rebirth as mediums devoted not so much to collect data, but rather to distribute real time information which should allow informed decisions and be used as repositories of health certifications.
Fond National de la Recherche (Luxembourg)
Researchers ; Professionals ; Students ; General public
The book is available on open access. To download it click on "scarica":
FnR ; FNR14732977 > Elise Poillot > LEGAFIGHT > Legally Fighting Covid-19 > 01/06/2020 > 31/03/2021 > 2020

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