Paul Bernal

Paul Bernal (shown with a lion) is an associate professor in the School of Law at the University of East Anglia and a research group member for media, information technology and intellectual property law. He is the author of What Do We Know And What Should We Do About Internet Privacy.

NHS campaign material for app launch

Contact Tracing, Privacy, Magical Thinking – and Trust!

The saga of the UK’s contact tracing app(s) should be an object lesson in how not to approach the use of technology in public policy – and why politicians in particular need to step back and rethink their approach to technology, and in particular to privacy.

2 years ago