Hundreds of millions of Europeans' data should show how the virus spreads and whether there are congregations. But the House sees risks to our privacy.
“Brussels is not about the privacy of the Dutch, even in times of crisis,” says VVD MP Veldman. Moreover, he believes that telecom data is not an issue in the battle with corona. PVV leader Wilders calls the proposal 'torn from the pot'. “Brussels must not touch our data.”
“Brussels should not touch our data”
The SP believes that companies should be careful about sharing telecom data anyway. Moreover, it is unclear whether telecom data helps to prevent the spread of the virus.
“I am certainly not convinced of a central European storage,” says MP Futselaar. “If necessary, Member States should regulate it.”
“If necessary, Member States should regulate it”
“The CDA does not want a country in which the government exercises as much control as possible over its citizens,” says MP Van den Berg. She wants to know whether the government considers the measure to be proportional.
State Secretary Keijzer (Economic Affairs) says to investigate the added value of the use of anonymised telecom data in the fight against corona.