USC, Emory is creating a coronavirus surveillance system that’s very similar to China’s social credit scoring.
Whether you like college or not, there’s no describing how scary this is. We’re looking more like Communist China every day, and will continue to do so, until Americans stand up and say enough.
— 𝕽𝖆𝖎𝖓 𝕯𝖗𝖎𝖟𝖟𝖑𝖊 & 𝕱𝖗𝖔𝖌𝕷𝖎𝖕𝖘 (@FrogLips01) May 4, 2020
China launched its notorious social credit system last year to watch over its own citizens and mete out punishment based on personal behavior and loyalty to the Communist Party.
Now three prominent U.S. universities are using taxpayer money to create a similar type of surveillance network designed to monitor Americans and assign them scores based on their exposure to the Wuhan coronavirus.
Tech news outlet dot.LA recently reported that researchers at the University of Southern California, Emory University, and the University of Texas Health Science Center have received a federal grant to create a mobile app for contact tracing the novel coronavirus. The system will track a person’s real-time location and symptoms, and calculate a personal COVID-19 risk score.
USC’s Cyrus Shahabi, chair of the computer science department, told dot.LA that the universities hope to have a working mobile app by August, in time for the start of the fall semester. He said policymakers could use the system to warn the public to avoid hotspots of infection.
In other instances, people who have been assigned high personal risk scores might decide to stay home or get tested for COVID-19.
They may be violating the law by monitoring a person’s personal health which is private and confidential by law. Lawyers will challenge this in the courts.
Trending: BREAKING: ARTURO D’ELIA CAUGHT: Head Of Italian Aerospace Company’s IT Department Used ‘Military Grade Cyber Warfare’ To Switch Votes ‘For Trump To Biden’ -ADMISSION VIA SWORN AFFIDAVIT! HOW DID HE DO IT? WHO WERE HIS HANDLERS? VIDEO EVIDENCE!
Cross-posted with BB4SP
- Video of the Day: Liberal Filmmaker Ken Burns Disses Individual Freedom, Celebrates ‘Central Role’ of Government
- Bongino Warns of Civil Unrest If Government Continues to Rob Americans of Freedom
- Gov Whitmer — Potential Biden VP Pick Under Fire for Hitler-Like Governance
- Video of the Day: Pastor Told Rights Have Been ‘Suspended’ — Police Shut Down Drive-In Church Service
- Cops Sent To Break Up Tiny Church Meeting, Refused Entry By Church Leadership
If you haven’t checked out and liked our Facebook page, please go here and do so. You can also follow us on Twitter at @co_firing_line. Facebook is now doing everything it can to stifle conservative content, so please be sure to check out our MeWe page here, check us out at ProAmerica Only and the new social site, Hardcore Conservatives.
While you’re at it, be sure to check out our friends at Whatfinger News, the Internet’s conservative front-page founded by ex-military!
And be sure to check out our friends at Trending Views: