Google Says New “Contact Tracing” App To Launch In Coming Weeks

Activist Post

Shortly after launching a new contact-tracing program in Ontario, a top Google executive said in a blog post published Friday that 20 US states and territories (roughly 45% of the country’s population) are “exploring” using the tool Google built with Apple to create new contact-tracing programs, and that the new apps are set to launch in the coming weeks.

Google had previously said in May that three states, Alabama, North Dakota and South Carolina, would be launching apps using the exposure notification tool. Those states are still using the protocols, it appears.

Additionally, the company said during its update that 16 countries and regions outside the US have launched apps using the Apple-Google tool, while other countries – including France and the UK – have sought to build their own tools from scratch, though the UK infamously pivoted, abandoned its custom system, and adopted the Google-Apple protocol.

However, the UK has yet to launch this new app, and it’s unclear when it will be ready, as the Telegraph recently reported.

The technology should enable users to track whether they came in contact with any infected people via Bluetooth signals.

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You can now be fined, jailed, and assaulted for not wearing a mask

SovereignMan

The pandemic has made Governors so power hungry that they are now telling restaurants what counts as a meal. States like California and New York are forcing restaurants and bars to only serve alcohol with meals. That prompted some establishments to add special menu items so that patrons who just wanted a drink didn’t have to order an entire meal. But now that tactic has caught the eye of Comrade-Governors Newsom and Cuomo. They have decided that not only is it within their power to tell restaurants if they are allowed to serve drinks and food, but these Governors also claim the power to dictate what counts as a meal. The dictator of California officially decreed that buffalo chicken wings are not a meal. Nor are reheated frozen entrees, “pizza bites (as opposed to a pizza)”, or “any small portion of a dish that may constitute a main course when it is not served in a full portion or when it is intended for sharing in small portions.” And the dictator of New York said the food available has to be “More than just hors d’oeuvres, chicken wings, you had to have some substantive food. The lowest level of substantive food were sandwiches.”…