Public health or private wealth? How digital vaccine passports pave way for unprecedented surveillance capitalism

Jeremy Loffredo and Max Blumenthal·October 19, 2021 The titans of global capitalism are exploiting the Covid-19 crisis to institute social credit-style digital ID systems across the West. The death by starvation of Etwariya Devi, a 67-year-old widow from the rural Indian state of Jharkhand, might have passed without notice had it not been part ofContinue reading “Public health or private wealth? How digital vaccine passports pave way for unprecedented surveillance capitalism”

‘Your Face Will Be Your Covid Credential’

The UK government is funding companies that are producing technology which will utilize digital face scans to check people’s vaccination status and allow or block them from entering pubs, stadiums and other venues. Supported by the government, iProov is working to create a future in which facial scans could dictate our access to many partsContinue reading “‘Your Face Will Be Your Covid Credential’”