Tax snooping fears could cause mistrust over coronavirus app
Professor Philip Booth quoted by the Financial Times
Victoria Hewson quoted in the Daily Telegraph
She told the Daily Telegraph that while the app’s terms say the data will only be used to fight Covid-19, “we know for example security services will sometimes claim overriding powers to access data, or that government systems sometimes have technical and security problems.”
She added “tax data is shared with the Home Office for processing immigration applications, so we know a lot of data sharing within Government goes on.”
Read the full article here.