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Default Re: H.R. 6666: COVID-19 Testing, Reaching, And Contacting Everyone (TRACE) Act

Originally Posted by GottaGo View Post
While I wholly disagree with the demand of contact information, you are missing a very large, obvious point.

Sexual contact is limited to... sexual contact. A voluntary action.

COVID 19 and any of it's ilk, are not voluntary, and are not spread only via personal, intimate contact.

The idea to collect 'contact' information, is vague at best, considering someone who is carrying COVID 19 and may not know it, may literally walk by someone and not know who it is.

For this idea that the government could backtrace any contacts, would involve what? Mass security cameras over the entire country, fed into one huge databank, that could identify a person by facial recognition, therefore tracking every single person in this country?

Do you even have one glimmer of a hint what would not only be involved to do this, but that every single right of a citizen would be wiped out? No expectation of privacy anywhere, even in your own home. Being tracked by cameras. Strangers, family members, neighbors, possibly reporting on you for possible breaches of 'contact'.

What could possibly go wrong?
People like Salty would be the ones that would comply if the government said "Get in the boxcar and we will keep you safe."
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