Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Utah is now tracking those who traveling into the state. If you cross the stateline in a number of "geo-fenced" areas, the state will recognize your cell phone and send you a text message directing you to fill out a travel registration form at entry.utah.gov.
The check points are:
This news story summarizes it pretty well.
How this is legal or constitutional is beyond me. Once states start closing their borders to each other, the whole concept of the federal republic is done for. The amount of tracking that can be done via cellphone should already be disturbing to you, but this takes it to a whole new level.
Of course, what if you just ignore the text message? What are they gonna do?
COVID-19 has become a major excuse for the government to clamp down like totalitarians and shred the constitution.
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