Some Police Keep Car-Tracking Data Forever - Digits - WSJ
Across the U.S., police increasingly use license-plate reading technology that can track the movements of cars. And according to documents released Wednesday, local authorities have a patchwork of rules for storing and using the data, with some deleting it almost immediately and others keeping it indefinitely.
The documents, which were obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union through public records requests, raise questions about whether laws and regulations are keeping up with new surveillance technologies.
License-plate cameras track millions of Americans - The Washington Post
The spread of cheap, powerful cameras capable of reading license plates has allowed police to build databases on the movements of millions of Americans over months or even years, according to an American Civil Liberties Union report released Wednesday.Driving somewhere? There's a gov't record of that - Yahoo! News