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Police, lobbyists defeat attempt to regulate license-plate scanners

July 10, 2012

The scanner is affixed to the outside of patrol cars and captures the geographic location of motorists along with the date and time, regardless of whether the individual is a wanted criminal, a fact that alarms privacy groups. The Electronic Frontier Foundation in San Francisco said it was disappointed by the bill's fate.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
UT San Diego
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