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It allows them to harvest millions of plate/location records without having to exit their vehicles, much less slow them down. It also allows them to spring from their cruisers with guns out and force non-car thieves into submissive positions while
The police did make an attempt to verify the plate but were stymied by heavy traffic. Unfortunately, it appears they decided to force the issue rather than let a potential car thief escape across the state line...This person was lucky to escape with
At this point, Vigilant has nearly 2 billion license plate records stored in its databases, which can be accessed by hundreds of law enforcement agencies . Very recently, Vigilant took the state of Utah to court for violating its First Amendment
License Plate Is Part Of An Investigation from the the-words-'relevant'-and-'all'-are-apparently-synonymous dept The ongoing battle between the EFF and law enforcement agencies over the use, control and disposal of automatic license plate reader data
This has been hampered somewhat by multiple vendors, most of which aren't particularly interested in working with competitors. But even with multiple vendors, there's still a whole lot of data being stored -- a majority of which is entirely unrelated
A law that restricts taking a photograph -- while simultaneously utilizing technology to analyze the content of the photograph arbitrarily prohibits an activity that is protected in all other settings and violates the First Amendment of the U.S.
On Tuesday, Center for Investigative Reporting staffers hung out on Reddit to discuss a different kind of surveillance state: one that is mostly legal and quietly happening in your backyard...What kind of oversight do local law enforcement agencies
As was recently detailed here, license plate scanners are in operation across the United States, most with little to no oversight over the use of the location information obtained. Even worse, disposal of "non-hit" data seems to be an afterthought --
Pennsylvania Right to Know Law's Section 708(b)(2), which prevents public access to information that could jeopardize public safety.
If the sheriff of Alameda County, California has his way, the citizens of the West Coast cities of Oakland and Freemont might soon find more than just birds and planes soaring through the sky...If so, don't take solace in your sedan: cops are using