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380Motorists Losing Right To See Automated License-Plate Reader Data

Three recent court cases pit law enforcement against privacy advocates

Law enforcement agencies know a lot about the whereabouts and daily habits of millions of American motorists through the use of automated license-plate readers. Motorists, on the other hand, don't know much about the records police officers have collected through the use of these machines. These records are getting harder to obtain.

53Motorists losing right to see automated license-plate reader data [w/videos]

Three Recent Court Cases Pit Law Enforcement Against Privacy Advocates

Law enforcement agencies know a lot about the whereabouts and daily habits of millions of American motorists through the use of automated license-plate readers.

476Police Officers Using Controversial Network To Keep Tabs On Motorists

Critics question constitutionality of nationwide program

Law enforcement officers across the country have been using a private intelligence network to compile and share detailed information about motorists in the United States.

34MI rejects 'War Sux,' 'INF1DL' license plates, ACLU lawsuit ensues [w/video]

Vanity plates are a great way to test a state's limits on freedom of expression, which makes them good kindling for lawsuits. The latest license litigation comes from Michigan, where the American Civil Liberties Union has brought suit on behalf of a plaintiff against the state for rejecting the plate "WAR SUX."

495Police Ask Random Drivers For Saliva, Breath, Blood Samples

Participation was voluntary for study, but Texas motorists were confused

Police officers in Fort Worth, Texas, set up a roadblock on a busy city street last week, and directed motorists into a parking lot, where they were asked to submit samples of their breath, saliva and blood.

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