Banning social media platforms becomes a piece of the geopolitical puzzle which might ultimately undermine digital rights online.
Already well-known in the human rights world, Eamon Gilmore has yet to become a familiar name in the tech and cyber community, but it’s high time they knew him. Gilmore represents the European Union on all human-rights related issues. That includes the impact of new technologies on human rights online and offline. He is an active advocate for social rights, a champion of the liberal agenda and a campaigner for women’s and LGBT+ rights. His next challenge? A world where digital technologies amplify human rights and dignity.
Digital immunity passports may speed up the return to normality in the face of COVID-19. But they also carry significant risks.