News broke Friday that North Dakota’s first COVID-19 contact-tracing app, Care19, shares data with Foursquare, but Microsoft’s ProudCrowd Developer Tim Brookins says the allegation by security
firm JumboPrivacy suggesting that the app transmits some user location data to Foursquare is not exactly true.
The Care19 app — created and designed by Brookins at ProudCrowd in
Fargo — relies on GPS. Brookins originally designed the tracing app to track North Dakota State University football fans. He altered the concept to apply it to contact tracing…