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    Cell Phones Tracker app

    A few weeks ago you may recall there was a significant outage of cell phone coverage - no explanation given.

    On a tip - I checked my smart phone settings for privacy - health. Lo and behold there is a Covid 19 tracker app there. IT is turned off but if "they" can put it there at their discretion - I am sure they can turn it on.

    The tip I got said it was installed during the cell phone outage.

    A couple of ways you can look at this - none of them are good. Thinking of going back to my Trac phone or just SSB CB radio.

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    I believe it was installed as a part of the last update.

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    theres been an available update out there for quite some time for apple devices that would install the necessary background stuff for a contact tracing but you have to have a separate application to assist with it

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    How do you find out if it is there? What are you looking for?

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    This article is over a month old, but it has some good info.

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoff.../#3d8e725e1d59


    This one is newer:

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...gy/5341250002/

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    Yup, this is why I'm turning into a Luddite slowly. Too many people trade their privacy for convenience.

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