Digital rights in the COVID-19 fight
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every part of our lives — including our human rights. Privacy, free expression, access to information, and other fundamental rights are even more essential in times of crisis, and Access Now is working to ensure responses to COVID-19 strengthen rather than undermine those rights.
As the global COVID-19 vaccine rollout gains momentum, governments are clamoring to implement measures to help the world return to pre-virus normality. This includes exploring digital vaccine certificates — or COVID-19 vaccine “passports”. Current proposals, however, threaten human rights.…2 June 2021