The Minister of the Interior ensures that “the only essential condition” for the implementation of digital tools to help manage the health crisis linked to the coronavirus, “is that we never renounce” our principles as “the individual liberty”.
A digital certificate of displacement in the context of containment has been online since Monday, April 6 in the morning by the government. “No data entered” is not preserved, assured Christophe Castaner, Minister of the Interior, guest of Franceinfo.
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Once completed, the form sends a PDF file with a QR code. The police can scan it remotely and no data entered is integrated into a file. Nothing is stored, no file is created.at franceinfo
For the moment, this digital certificate “works, it is in addition to the paper certificates which are still valid”, explains the minister.
Regarding a possible digital tracing at the time of deconfinement, Christophe Castaner explained that “We are in a long and difficult fight and we will have to rely on all intelligences and digital can contribute to this. Today, we are working to look at what is being done and to consider the implementation of tools to the only essential condition is that we never renounce the principles to which we are attached and individual freedom is one of those principles “, he added.