Episode 23: Matt Burgess and Michael Veale

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The NHSX COVID-19 tracker app in the UK still isn’t fully operational. Did the UK Government choose the wrong tech, or do the tech companies have too much control over the data that’s gathered by their systems? Matt Burgess, Deputy Digital Editor at Wired UK and Michael Veale, Lecturer in Digital Rights and regulation at UCL, join Damian to discuss. Lucy Dargahi unpacks the latest reports that after a spike in engagement with anti-vaxx content online, up to a third of people say they would hesitate to take a coronavirus vaccine.

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