Mashable: Got a strange text about your COVID vaccine? Here’s what could be going on.

Mashable: Got a strange text about your COVID vaccine? Here’s what could be going on.. “Policy under health data portability and privacy law HIPAA allows health care providers to share patient information with ‘business associates’ as long as those companies securely store data. But that arrangement means people may be receiving communications about their vaccines — sensitive health information — from entities they might not have heard of before.”

The Ithaca Voice: Cornell will require vaccinations for students returning to campus in fall; expects full in-person learning

The Ithaca Voice: Cornell will require vaccinations for students returning to campus in fall; expects full in-person learning. “Cornell University announced its fall 2021 return plans Friday, with an ambitious requirement that any students returning to Ithaca, Geneva and Cornell Tech campuses must have received the full doses of one of the various COVID-19 vaccinations.”

Washington Post: ‘Vaccine passports’ are on the way, but developing them won’t be easy

Washington Post: ‘Vaccine passports’ are on the way, but developing them won’t be easy. “The Biden administration and private companies are working to develop a standard way of handling credentials — often referred to as ‘vaccine passports’ — that would allow Americans to prove they have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus as businesses try to reopen.”

The Next Web: Digital vaccine passports could deny people services due to algorithmic decisions, experts warn

The Next Web: Digital vaccine passports could deny people services due to algorithmic decisions, experts warn. “China, Israel, and Bahrain have already begun rolling out digital vaccine certificates. On Wednesday, the EU announced its plan to join them. In theory, the passes can provide evidence that someone is safe to travel, return to the office, or enter leisure venues. But critics fear they will exacerbate inequalities and compromise data privacy.”