A vast hidden surveillance network runs across America, powered by the repo industry. “Spotter” cars, mounted with automated readers, are taking pictures of every license plate they pass and sending them to data consolidators. One firm in in Texas already has more than 1.8 billion plate scans from vehicles across the country.
Privacy is so very 20th century.
A vast hidden surveillance network runs across America, powered by the repo industry | BetaBoston.
The feds are putting together a national database of license plate data so they can catch bad guys. If you want to reduce future terror attacks, that’s good news. The bad news is that the feds are sure to abuse this new tool and spy on YOU. http://www.engadget.com/2015/01/27/justice-department-is-reportedly-spying-on-millions-of-us-cars/