Halos App Shows Location of Gun Carriers; no Advantage to the Government
By Dean Weingarten
Arizona – -(Ammoland.com)- Would you like to know if other legal gun carriers frequent the same areas that you do?
An iphone app is available. Android users can be put on a wait list. From halosforce.com:
Halos is a revolutionary app for the exclusive use of individuals in the United States who have their state-issued concealed carry handgun license or otherwise fulfill the concealed carry eligibility requirements in their state of residence and are 21 years or older.
Halos anonymously allows members to see the approximate location of other members on a map. A member’s specific location is obscured (without revealing either identity or exact location). Members are not able to communicate with other members.
The premise of the app has merit. The idea is that people can make known that a non specified gun carrier is in the general area. The specific location is deliberately obscured. The app allows gun carriers to obtain some of the advantages of open carry while retaining some of the advantages of concealed carry. People who look at the app will have an idea of gun carriers in the area, and their approximate locations. …Read the Rest