The report looks at contact tracing, symptom tracking apps and immunity certification, and aims to open a public dialogue in order to develop best practice for these technologies. It ultimately finds a lack of evidence to support these solutions. This is because governments have not yet been able to:
The report states that for the new technology to be effective, it will need to be trusted by the public and this can only happen if people’s privacy is protected. Legislation must be created around issues such as what data the apps can collect, and how long the apps have access to it.