United States governmental licence plate spying
This video is called «You are being tracked» — ACLU reveals mass license plate surveillance.
By Eric London in the USA:
US government using license plates to track movements of millions
18 July 2013
A report issued by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Wednesday [ http://www.aclu.org/alpr ] details an immense operation through which nearly 1 billion license plate records of hundreds of millions of drivers are tracked and huge databases are amassed, providing the American government with access to the history and recent whereabouts of the majority of the US population.
For years, a network of federal security agencies, local police departments and private companies have been using automatic license plate readers on police cruisers, in parking lots, at traffic intersections—even through smartphone apps—to photograph cars and their drivers and to record license plate numbers with the matching time, date and location.
“More and more cameras, longer retention…
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