Mar 042015
 
 March 4, 2015  Surveillance, U.S.

Bob Parks reports:

The NYPD is paying $442,500 for a three-year subscription to Vigilant Solutions’ database of 2.2 billion licence plate images of cars across America, according to Ars Technica. Advocates in law enforcement say the tool will help find suspects faster. Privacy advocates contend it could dramatically increase the police’s ability to catalog and predict the movements of everyday Americans.

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