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Mass. Agency Covertly Installed COVID Tracing App, Suit Says

November 16, 2022

…”Many states and foreign countries have successfully deployed contact tracing apps by obtaining the consent of their citizens before downloading software onto their smartphones,” said Sheng Li, litigation counsel at the New Civil Liberties Alliance, which is representing the plaintiffs. “The government may not secretly install surveillance devices on your personal property without a warrant — even for a laudable purpose. For the same reason, it may not install surveillance software on your smartphone without your awareness and permission.”…Read the full article

Originally Published in Law360