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ActivistPost:"Massive 30 State, Real-Time License Plate (ALPR) Database Revealed"
"Our worst fears about Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) are much worse than we could have imagined.
Two months ago, I warned everyone that police in Arizona were using ALPRs to “grid” entire neighborhoods. But this story brings public surveillance to a whole new level.
Any state or local law enforcement agency participating in the RPSN will be able to access real-time data from any part of the network at no cost. The Company is initially launching the network by aggregating vehicle data from customers in over 30 states. With thousands of automatic license plate reading cameras currently in service that capture approximately 150 million plate reads per month, the network is expected to be live by the first quarter of 2020.
RPSN is a 30 state real-time law enforcement license plate database of more than 150 million people.
And the scary thing about it is; it is free.
“We don’t think our participants should be charged for accessing information from a network they contribute to, especially when it provides information that has proven its value in solving crimes and closing cases quickly,” said Robert A. Berman, President and CEO, Rekor.
Want to encourage law enforcement to spy on everyone? Give them free access to a massive license plate database."
read the rest here: https://www.activistpost.com/2019/09/massive-30-state-real-time-lic...
Thanks to Activist Post
The illusion of privacy in the age of Big Tech.
Believe it or not, I saw this in a Newsweek article. Disgusting