License Plate Scanners Raise Privacy Concerns

Police around the country have been making increasing use of automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) systems, which combine optical character recognition with database storage and matching to help catch criminals, solve crimes and finding missing people. Their ability to scan massive amounts of data has groups like the American Civil Liberties Union asking questions about privacy.
August 2, 2012

Police around the country have been making increasing use of automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) systems, which combine optical character recognition with database storage and matching to help catch criminals, solve crimes and finding missing people. Their ability to scan massive amounts of data has groups like the American Civil Liberties Union asking questions about privacy.

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