June 18, 2010 Featured News, Non-U.S., Surveillance
John Swaine reports:
The average motorist has the details of 200 of their journeys stored on the Government’s controversial vehicle surveillance database, new figures have shown.
The records, which include photographs of private cars, can be secretly handed by ministers to the governments of other European countries or the United States.
Documents released under the Freedom of Information Act disclosed that 7.6 billion entries are currently stored on the police automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) database.
Read more in the Telegraph.
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