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The tech giants on Friday said they will release tools for software developers to create so-called contact-tracing apps that record when smartphones come into close contact with each other. Such apps could warn users if they were nearby someone later diagnosed as positive for Covid-19.
The plan, which could potentially cover most of the world’s smartphones, is ambitious and almost surely will be controversial in certain quarters for privacy and other reason”
so, you think giving up your privacy, to be followed around, by any company, criminal, government...basically the same thing...is ok.
originally posted by: KiwiNite
I'm pretty sure that alphabet agencies and even the tax office is already doing it in my country. Dating apps can do it. I see no reason why it would be wrong in this case other than giving false sense of security
originally posted by: Tranceopticalinclined
If you think you weren't being tracked before, on the same level, I have some news for you.
No matter what you do, you're being tracked, on levels you couldn't even imagine.
You have to either be a hermit or exhaust yourself with extra effort to always remain hidden, average person just will not...