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Vaccination passport apps could help society reopen but first they have to be secure

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By Laurin Weissinger

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They'll never be secure

They're also unnecessary, for example the UK pub industry is against them as they're just hassle: https://m.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/vaccine-passports-pubs-landlords-boris-johnson_uk_605c7909c5b6531eed02511a

Have a jab if you want it and just get on with life instead of being scared of the flu. Here's a risk calculator so you don't get sucked in by the media fear-mongering: https://www.qcovid.org/Home/AcademicLicence?licencedUrl=%2FCalculation

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Don't we need a vaccination first? This is becoming embarrassing. Japan needs to be open and show their full rollout vaccination plan.

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Maybe for travel to and from certain countries it might be useful and enforceable. But for doing pretty mundane things in one’s home country, seems like overkill

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This is assuming that we ever actually start deploying the vaccine to any great effect in Japan. Maybe Japan being globally blacklisted would be enough to shame them into actually doing it.

I literally had a friend (US Citizen, PR here) fly to the states, quarantine and get the vaccine far faster than he ever would here. He's spending some time with family who have long since before the second dose and return half of that trip. If I had enough holiday accrued I would probably try the same thing.

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I guess if you think that tagging humans like cattle is a good thing, this sounds like a great idea.

Aside from the security risks, this is a totalitarians's wet dream and a civil libertarian's nightmare.

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NO to the Vaccine Passport / Digital ID

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to travel, enter business establishments and attend events...

As if I needed such a ‘generosity’ from these crétins. But if they beg me on knees and lure me in, also without that digital passport, maybe I finally honor them by shopping something or simply with my glorious attendance. lol

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GoochMar. 29  02:15 pm JST

I guess if you think that tagging humans like cattle is a good thing, this sounds like a great idea.

Aside from the security risks, this is a totalitarians's wet dream and a civil libertarian's nightmare.

Not everyone even has an advanced phone that records events or has apps. And there will be ways that it can be pirated too, count on it.

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The user decides to say if they were vaccinated?

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