The Daily Times has recently run a couple of puff pieces on automated license plate readers, including the lead/main story featured today. There is a more nefarious side to consider about constant surveillance. The matter has been discussed several times before here on BC Public Record and throughout the internet.
California Court Denies Sampling Of License Plate Information
California Superior Court judge refuses access to license plate camera data.
Virginia: Cops Spied On Motorists At Political Rallies
Virginia State Police plate reader cameras record the identity of participants at Republican and Democratic political events.
ACLU Report Exposes Extent Of License Plate Surveillance
Report documents police use of automated license plate recognition technology.
Federal Agencies Trade Motorist Data to Insurance Companies
Department of Homeland Security agrees to track motorists using a database built by the insurance industry.