French officials have identified health workers suspected of leaking vaccine status and personal details of President Emmanuel Macron.
Details of Macron’s “Health Pass” – a QR code that acts as proof of vaccination or immunity and allows access to cafes and cultural life – were shared on social media.
The president’s full name and date of birth were also shown in the pass.
The data breach came after a similar accident with Prime Minister Jean Costak earlier this month, although he was thrown out using various means.
National Health Insurance Agency CNAM Health professionals who have misused their access to Macron’s details have been “identified” and will now be referred to their supervisory body for possible sanctions, he said.
Disregard for dishonesty?
A presidential official who asked not to be named confirmed the health pass, saying that health professionals consulted with the president’s vaccine file and distributed the data “through negligence or dishonesty.”
All health professionals have access to a central computer system set up as part of the vaccination campaign, the official said.
Caustics. QR code It was shared on social media last week when internet users managed to scan it from a press photo where the prime minister was seen presenting his health pass.
Both Macron and Caustic have been given new QR codes.
The presidential spokesman said that any citizen whose health pass was leaked in this way can get a new one.
Made by France on July 21. Health pass mandatory For access to cafes, restaurants and other services ordered by Macron.
Yet Weeks of protest Opponents who see it as a violation of civil liberties see the pass as widely successful, becoming an accepted part of daily routine and helping to increase the number of first jobs in France to over 50 million. Is.