The StopCovid application which must be used in the context of deconfinement is debated, in particular on the question of privacy.
There will be a vote on the digital tracing after the debate desired by the Prime Minister and scheduled for the National Assembly on April 28, Franceinfo learned from parliamentary sources on Tuesday April 21. Tracing must be used for the StopCovid application as part of the deconfinement for allow “to identify the chains of transmission” on a “voluntary basis” and thus trace thanks to bluetooth technology the movements of the sick people of Covid-19.
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The decision was taken at the conference of the presidents of the parliamentary groups on Tuesday morning.
On Monday, all the opposition parties had positioned themselves for a debate. The application is in particular a debate concerning the right to privacy and individual freedoms. “‘We must take care to reconcile the search for health efficiency, an application of individualized monitoring of people can be one of the measures of a more comprehensive health response, and at the same time, we must protect the privacy of French people which is the role of the CNIL “, reminded April 7 on Franceinfo the president of the commission, Marie-Laure Denis. “No to the slightest snack on freedom”, had for his part alerted the former Keeper of the Seals, Christiane Taubira.