US may use location data from Google to track coronavirus

US may use location data from Google to track coronavirus

As the coronavirus continues to spread, countries are using high-tech strategies to stop the virus from growing. The US is considering the idea of using smartphone location data from FB & Google to check how & where the coronavirus spreads. On the same line, Israel has approved a emergency regulation that would allow govt to monitor & track cellphone location data of known coronavirus patients.

Max Bants
Max Bants 1 months

Oh. Wonderful. Another step closer to neo-1984

Tencent owns Spotify
Tencent owns Spotify 1 months

I'm sure that genie will be ready to put back in the bottle once this crisis passes. /s

AD C 1 months

Is this why I got an automated update to my phone this morning?

Daniel McEwen
Daniel McEwen 1 months

Shocking! Meanwhile, people worry that vaccines are being used to track us. Why bother when every hand holds a smartphone? Or even shadow track just by using search engines - which, be realistic, is mostly Google.

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 1 months


pastorious 1 months

Good to see the article I posted in the comments is being posted it would be nicer if I could post it myself.

Hugo Stiglitz
Hugo Stiglitz 1 months


pastorious 1 months

Also Israel is planning on doing the same thing.

Girthquake 1 months

fuck no

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