Open letter regarding concerns with the NHSX contract tracing application

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Prompted by evidence given in the UK Parliament's Select Committee on Science and Technology, over 170 academics and researchers in the fields of privacy, security and cryptography drafted and signed an open letter raising significant security concerns with the proposed NHSX contact tracing application.

The publically accessible repository for the joint statement and the full list of signatories can be found at

Period28 Apr 2020 → 30 Apr 2020

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  • COVID-19
  • NHSX