May 092015
 
 May 9, 2015  Business

Lee Fang writes:

As privacy advocates battle to rein in the use of automated license plate readers (ALPRs), they’re going up against another industry that benefits from this mass surveillance: lenders and debt collectors.

Police departments and camera technology companies have abetted the rapid deployment of thousands of cameras across the country used to read license plate numbers and document the location and driving patterns of cars on the road. The cameras collect billions of images, but how the data is stored and used differs depending on laws in each city or state.

Read more on The Intercept.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic for this link.

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