Wellness boards dismissed coronavirus IT procedure privacy problems: RTL

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The leaks in the regional wellness board devices for tracking and tracing folks with coronavirus or registering those who had examined were being recognised to the authorities months in the past, but they failed to act, broadcaster RTL mentioned on Thursday.

In addition, fears about privateness elevated by people today doing work in the methods had been disregarded or brushed off by persons in positions of authority, RTL claimed in its most current report on the scandal.

The broadcaster has spoken to dozens of people today who ended up involved in planning checks or tracing contacts since reporting that two contact centre staff had been arrested for marketing personal information on line.

The key criticism stems from the actuality that wellbeing board workers have free access to the method, and thus information and facts about tens of millions of individuals. Workers are also involved about the absence of supervision and the mass employment of outsiders who also have access to the info.

A spokesman for the health and fitness board organisation (GGD) said that it did not recognise the statements.


Before this week, well being minister Hugo de Jonge explained personnel could only obtain the ‘necessary’ details but RTL’s resources dispute that.

‘I could entry the units in all types of other health and fitness boards, which I ought to not have been capable to do,’ just one human being said. ‘Everyone seems up their buddies, loved ones and well known individuals, and right up until a short while ago, by urgent on ‘export’ you could get all the data. I’m not at all stunned folks are promoting non-public data.’

In addition, staff members would swap info by means of Whatsapp, or keep it via Google or iCloud, RTL explained.

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