The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracked millions of Americans’ phones to see if they complied with lockdowns and vaccination efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report from Vice.
The CDC specifically monitored Americans’ visits to churches and schools, as well as “detailed counts of visits to participating pharmacies for vaccine monitoring,” internal documents from the federal agency obtained by Vice show.
The CDC also reportedly tracked peoples’ movement during curfews and visits between neighbors.
“SafeGraph, the company the CDC paid $420,000 for access to one year of data, includes Peter Thiel and the former head of Saudi intelligence among its investors,” Vice reported.” Google banned the company from the Play Store in June.
Yeah, pretty much.
Hammer and Nigel have more details about the CDC invading our privacy in the clip below.