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A health care worker receives a dose of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at The Palace Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Miami, Florida on Dec. 29, 2020. Photo: Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg

To return to some semblance of “normal” after COVID-19 lockdowns, companies are eyeing digital screening platforms to verify someone’s COVID-19 negativity or vaccine status before attending large gatherings. That software may soon come to fruition—and it may not face many barriers to adoption. In fact, lawyers noted that such efforts wouldn’t likely be hindered by data privacy or litigation hurdles so long as they require consent and limit their collection of personally identifiable information (PII). 

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Victoria Hudgins

I am a reporter for Legaltech News, where I cover national and international cyber regulations and legal tech innovations and developments.

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