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 November 11, 2010  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Keith Vass reports:

One Kelowna parking enforcement officer is a real machine, capable of writing hundreds of tickets an hour.

The city is among a growing number in B.C. using automated licence-plate recognition technology to nab anyone overstaying in time-limited zones. Whistler and North Vancouver have similar systems, and Victoria is shopping for one.

The technology is boosting revenue and making tickets harder to dispute. But it’s also raising privacy fears.

Read more in the Globe and Mail.

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