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Campbell County Lodging Tax Board votes to keep geofencing contract

GILLETTE — The Campbell County Joint Powers Lodging Tax Board is continuing with its contract with Zartico, a company that compiles anonymized geolocation and credit card data.

A group of county residents has raised concerns about invasion of privacy and constitutionality since early April, when the Campbell County Convention and Visitors Bureau told commissioners it would be using a geofencing technology to track spending and activity habits during the National High School Finals Rodeo.

The board held a special meeting Wednesday to discuss the contract. Its members voted 5-1 to continue the c...

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