August 14, 2012
The Orwellian Use of License Plate Scanners in the U.S.
Adam Cohen, Time
If you drive through Maryland, the state may be using an automated reader to photograph your license plate — and storing your movements away for future use. Maryland is not alone. ACLU offices in 38 states are looking into how the government is using license-plate readers across the country — and what it is doing with the data. The ACLU is already calling the license-plate readers...