Study: When you’re at the wheel, a growing network of police cameras are on your tail

I became increasingly paranoid while living in the DC/MD areas…the cameras are at every stop and every few yards in between….

Family Survival Protocol - Microcosm News

  • Article by: ANNE FLAHERTY , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 17, 2013 – 8:24 PM

 

 

WASHINGTON — You can drive, but you can’t hide.

 

A rapidly growing network of police cameras is capturing, storing and sharing data on license plates, making it possible to stitch together people’s movements whether they are stuck in a commute, making tracks to the beach or up to no good.

 

For the first time, the number of license tag captures has reached the millions, according to a study published Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union based on information from hundreds of law enforcement agencies. Departments keep the records for weeks or years, sometimes indefinitely, saying they can be crucial in tracking suspicious cars, aiding drug busts, finding abducted children and more.

 

Attached to police cars, bridges or buildings — and sometimes merely as an app on a police…

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One Response to Study: When you’re at the wheel, a growing network of police cameras are on your tail

  1. desertrose says:

    I can’t blame you for that,especially in light of everything we know and are learning about government overreach and surveillance.

    Thank you for the re-blog 🙂

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