(Natural News) The government of the United Kingdom has admitted that the University of Oxford, where AstraZeneca’s deadly Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) injection was developed, illegally and secretly harvested cell phone data from the public as part of its vaccine trials.
A report from the Independent Scientific Pandemic Insights Group on Behaviours (SPI-B) found that Oxford researchers discreetly collected data from people’s mobile phones, without their knowledge, and used it to study how getting vaccinated affects people’s lifestyles.
SPI-B, by the way, advises the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE), which in turn advises the U.K. government. The illegal cell phone research was conducted by Oxford on SPI-B’s behalf, reports indicate.
According to the data, scientists from Oxford dug through the “cell phone mobility data for 10 per cent of the British population” back in February, singling out 4,254 people who had been vaccinated. These individuals were then monitored based on their movements for weeks at a time post-injection.
The researchers reportedly conducted “various robustness checks,” sorted by age, as well as measured the “distance from home to vaccination point.” They then compared this movement data to that of vaccinated people belonging to a different group in another area.
It was determined through this research that “average pre-vaccination mobility increased by 218 meters [sic].”
Governments are going full-on rogue using the Chinese Virus as cover
The privacy watchdog group Big Brother Watch says the findings of how this research was conducted are “deeply chilling and extremely damaging to public trust in medical confidentiality.”
“Between looming Covid passports and vaccine phone surveillance, this Government is turning Britain into a Big Brother state under the cover of Covid,” the group added.
The British government is attempting to defend itself by claiming that the data illegally collected was taken “at cell tower rather than individual level,” which supposedly makes it okay. Researchers at Oxford, the government added, were also granted “ethical approval” for their research.
Another government source told British news that the data collected was “extensively anonymised by the company” before it was “used for research.” Only “a small group of pre-approved researchers” had access to it, this same source claimed.
“Individual surveillance” was not possible, the source further added, because data was supposedly only collected at the cell phone tower level. There is no way to prove this, however.
“It is not GPS tracing data which is commonly used by some large commercial companies for targeted advertising,” the source further stated, attempting to make the research sound acceptable.
The use of “contact tracing” and other associated forms of surveillance during the peak of the Chinese Virus crisis has received plenty of attention and criticism from privacy campaigners who warn that a dangerous new precedent has been set for nearly unlimited surveillance of population groups.
Last year, the U.K.-based privacy watchdog group Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) actually capitulated to the lowering of privacy standards based on the excuse that it was necessary to fight the Wuhan Flu.
“Public bodies may require additional collection and sharing of personal data to protect against serious threats to public health,” an ICO spokesperson announced at the time.
Just as many have been saying all along, the Chinese Virus is being used as a cover for all new government abuses of privacy and human rights that have emerged ever since the plandemic was first announced back in early 2020. Ever since, governments and corporations have been pushing the limits of freedom and liberty every chance they get.
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