Tsionizm
Science & Technology

Citing Privacy Concerns, Israel Ends Cellphone Location-Tracking For Quarantine Enforcement

Citing Privacy Concerns, Israel Ends Cellphone Location-Tracking For Quarantine Enforcement
משטרת ישראל פועלת ליישום הנחיות משרד הבריאות. פעילות השוטרים בשכונת מאה שערים בירושלים
Image by Israel Police

The government of Israel suspended a program enacted last month at the behest of the prime minister’s government granting the police the authority to track roaming and location data of those under quarantine order. A parliamentary oversight committee held that the loss of privacy was a greater cost to society than the proffered benefit of tracking those suspected of carrying or transmitting the COVID-19 virus.

The underlying technology used to track civilian COVID patients stems from that developed for Shin Bet (The Israeli General Security Service) for counter-terrorist tracking of cell phones carried by security risks to the state.  In this case the technology was co-opted for use against medical patients health officials suspected might violate quarantine orders…

To read more visit Zero Hedge.

Related articles

Covid Deaths In Israel Have Hit An All-Time Daily High. The mRNA Vaccine Experiment Has Failed…IT MUST END NOW

Tsionizm Staff

How Many Boosters Will We Need? Israel Says Too Soon To Know…Push For Vaccines Forever Continues

Tsionizm Staff

Israeli Spyware Was Used To Hack Journalists Phones Worldwide

Tsionizm Staff

Leave a Comment

Subscribe to our evening newsletter to stay informed during these challenging times!!

Clicky