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Your car, tracked: the rapid rise of license plate readers

August 24, 2012

Lee Tien, a senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, says that automated tracking tools are changing our thinking about surveillance. "[LPR technology] forces us to really confront how many of the privacy norms that we form were implicitly dependent [on the fact] that the government couldn't afford to engage in mass, routine surveillance of the entire population," he told me.

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