Skip to comments.New statewide COVID Alert NY app informs New Yorkers of possible exposure
Posted on 10/01/2020 11:53:44 AM PDT by RomanSoldier19
New York State rolled out on Thursday a new $700,000 app that will automatically inform users whether or not they have been exposed to someone testing positive for COVID-19.
Paid for by the Bloomberg Foundation, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that COVID Alert NY will protect the personal information of users while taking a load off the shoulders of the states contact tracing corp.
According to Larry Schwartz, a former high-ranking aid to the governor, this is achieved not through location services tied to smartphones but through the devices Bluetooth proximity detection.
Once a person tests positive, they are given a code by the state Department of Health to punch into the app providing an anonymous alert to other devices that have been within six feet of the patients own smartphone for over ten minutes.
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More money Cuomo has wasted, and can blame on President Trump.
The longer the sheep play the game of testing and tracing, the longer they will be LOCKED UP BY TYRANTS!
Mandatory? If so, it’s TYRANNY.
Wanna bet it’s used to monitor where you are and then get you arrested if you don’t quarantine?
Wanna bet that it will become compulsory? First “Voluntary.”
Another reason why not to be tested for Covid or antibodies