July 3, 2022

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Technology worries Quebec-elected officials

Technology worries Quebec-elected officials

Officers elected from all parties – incl Quebec Future Alliance – A report states that Quebec laws do not adequately protect citizens’ data and personal information, making it dangerous to use a contact tracing application to combat COVID-19.

The government is still “in the process of forming an opinion” on the issue, Health Minister Christian Dubey said on Wednesday.

“I think it’s important to watch […] : Will it be part of our tools when we see a crisis of this size? All sorts of issues arise, so I think we need some more time. “

The members of the parliamentary committee responsible for studying the ance image of contact tracing tools submitted a report without recommendations. Instead, they opted for “observations” in which they record the many risks associated with this type of application.

“Quebec’s legal framework is inadequate for the protection of data and personal information and access to information, compliance with information and the fight against discrimination,” it said.

There is no “majority opinion of experts” on the “impact of contact notification applications”. On the other hand, “In the opinion of the majority of experts, those with a population larger than COVID-19 have less access to contact notification applications,” the report said.

These observations were supported by all members of the parliamentary committee, which included four elected coquettes. They cited several warnings from experts they had Parade in the National Assembly To warn elected officials about the dangers and dangers of such an application.

“Almost all the experts who met on the committee expressed considerable reservations about the efficiency and reliability of this technology and were of the opinion that Bluetooth technology suffers from vulnerabilities that indicate the real risks of computer attacks”, elected officials said in their report.

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