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The Central Government has directed Karnataka High court that Aarogya setu app never automatically activates bluetooth. User consent is obtained before that. Due to this, the Karnataka High court has reserved its interim order in a petition which challenges the mandatory download and use of mobile tracking application. Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas oka and Justice Vishwajith Shetty had heard the matter for 4 days before reserving its order. Additional solicitor general MB Nargund defended the central government by saying that the users consent is always obtained before activating bluetooth. It was also submitted that the self assessment feature in the app is not mandatory. The additional solicitor general further submitted that data collected is only shared with the government if he/she tests positive.