The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) faces a class-action lawsuit for allegedly using Google technology to covertly install tracking apps on over one million Android phones.
“In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, the New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA), a nonpartisan civil rights firm, accused the Bay State’s health department of ‘brazen disregard for civil liberties’ by installing ‘spyware that deliberately tracks and records movement and personal contacts onto over a million mobile devices without their owners’ permission and awareness,'” Fox Business reports.
Your smartphone could be spying on you. 👀
NCLA has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for working with Google to auto-install Covid tracing spyware on the phones of over one million residents. https://t.co/5t6P73g4t9 pic.twitter.com/HndBca7CtT