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San Diego, says Maass, is becoming the advance guard of the surveillance state, helped along in this endeavor by SANDAG, the San Diego Association of Governments, a regional planning agency.

San Diego law enforcement departments are experimenting with automatic license plate readers (ALPR), digital cameras mounted on patrol cars and fixed locations that record plate numbers for every car that passes. SANDAG is the repository for all that digital information in a huge database it maintains and the subject of a lawsuit asking for access to that information.

Friday, February 14, 2014
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