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Vaccine Passports & Big Tech: Why Your Privacy Is At Serious Risk

Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, Steve Forbes reacts during a press conference ahead of Forbes Global CEO Conference 2011 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Sept. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

Forbes | by Steve Forbes | April 23, 2021

Today when you get vaccinated, you receive a sheet of paper from your provider. But big tech is trailing with a formal digital vaccine passport that would take things a step further. Should vaccine passports be issued to people who have received Covid-19 shots? Steve Forbes on the serious privacy risks of a vaccine passport app and why the idea should be stamped out immediately.

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