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Anjum Shabbir
7th April 2020
Covid-19 Data, Tech & IP

“Big Data means Big Responsibility”: EDPS efforts to protect data protection rights during the COVID-19 pandemic

The European Data Protection Supervisor is cooperating with other European Institutions to mitigate risks to the fundamental rights of individuals in the digital context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is important at a time when Member States are suggesting very broad measures affecting our liberties and fundamental freedoms, such as tracking every single individual through their mobile location to ensure ‘social distancing’ measures are respected to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the use of bluetooth technology to assist with contact-tracing to find those who may have been infected by COVID-19, and the mass sharing of personal data by telecoms or online platforms with governments, in order to contact members of a population with


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