Jun 202015
 
 June 20, 2015  Featured News, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Kevin Litten reports:

Gov. Bobby Jindal on Friday (June 19) vetoed legislation that would have allowed law enforcement to use automatic license plate scanners to catch uninsured drivers.

Jindal said in a veto letter that he was concerned the program would allow the state to collect massive amount of personal data on state residents. The legislation allowed law enforcement to store the information they collected from the scanners in databases, but required those databases to be purged of the information after being held for 30 days.

That wasn’t good enough for the governor.

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