Saturday, January 30, 2016

Documents Uncover NYPD's Vast License Plate Reader Database

With these stories firmly in mind, the New York Civil Liberties Union's latest license plate reader discovery is all the more chilling. Last year, we learned that the NYPD was hoping to enter into a multi-year contract that would give it access to the nationwide database of license plate reader data owned by the company Vigilant Solutions. Now, through a Freedom of Information Law request, the NYCLU has obtained the final version of the $442,500 contract and the scope-of-work proposal that gives a peek into the ever-widening world of surveillance made possible by Vigilant.

More:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mariko-hirose-/documents-uncover-nypds-v_b_9070270.html


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