The U.S. Government Wants Your Phone’s Location Data So It Can Track Coronavirus Outbreaks

Written by Emily Zanotti | Source: Daily Wire | March 18, 2020 04:23 PM

The United States government “is in active talks with Facebook, Google and a wide array of tech companies and health experts,” according to the Seattle Times, looking for ways to use Americans cell phone metadata and other sources of location data to track outbreaks of the coronavirus and enforce quarantine, social distancing, and curfews if it becomes necessary.

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