How do you prove that people have been vaccinated without putting their privacy at risk? The technology and best practices to make it happen exist. It’s far from clear, however, if they’re being used.
If keeping track of physical assets is such a challenge, even less likely is the due care and protection of the vast amounts of gathered information collected and shared with tech firms and their partners.
The courts have given the government the authority to hack into private computers unannounced. The action addresses a clear threat, but it also sets an unsettling precedent.