RI House & Senate Minority Caucuses concerned about cell phone tracing

RI House and Senate Minority Caucuses express concerns to Governor and Health Department Director on reported practice of cell phone tracing for COVID-19

The letter, below, was sent from the Rhode Island House and Senate Republicans to Governor Gina Raimondo and Rhode Island Department of Health Director Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD regarding cellular phone location tracking as part of the state COVID-19 response.

This letter was signed unanimously by both House and Senate Minority Caucuses was sent electronically to Governor Raimondo and Director Alexander-Scott on Monday, April 13, 2020:

This is a map of the tracing done on cell phones on the beach in Ft. Lauderdale – technical experts were able to later show how the cell phones “moved” throughout the country in later days.

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