Are there Serious Privacy flaws in UK Govt Contact Tracing app?

An artificial intelligence firm previously hired by Dominic Cummings to work on the Vote Leave campaign has been intimately involved in R&D for the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) contact tracing app. The app, launched by NHSX, a NHS subsidiary focused on digital innovation, is currently being trialled in the Isle of Wight before national rollout across the UK. The article argues that Faculty’s involvement raises serious questions about privacy and personal data protection. “arc Warner’s brother, Ben Warner, is currently a No. 10 advisor on digital solutions who as a former principal at Faculty (previously known as ASI Data Science), worked closely with Dominic Cummings on Vote Leave’s modelling. At the time this modelling was being overseen by Canadian data firm AggregateIQ (AIQ), which in turn was working for notorious data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica…Last year, the final report of a Select Committee parliamentary inquiry concluded: “The work of AIQ highlights the fact that data has been and is still being used extensively by private companies to target people, often in a political context, in order to influence their decisions.”
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Vote Leave Firm Tied to Cambridge Analytica ‘Configured’ NHSX Contact Tracing App