23 Nov 2012

Texas City May Scan All Entering Vehicles As Crime-Fighting Tool

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Interesting article posted on Thecrimereport.org. There is growing debate among motorists of Sugarland TX about upcoming legislation that will allow police surveillance cameras to scan vehicles. Officials want to place around 200 cameras at all entrances of the city to scan license plates against a police database to check for stolen vehicles and motorists that owe money for fines. Jim Harper of CATO institute is afraid that the information gathered by these cameras will be amassed digitally and used by other agencies to violate privacy.

What’s your take? A necessary security need or an invasion of privacy too far? Read the full article here and let us know what you think in the comments section:
Texas City May Scan All Entering Vehicles As Crime-Fighting Tool

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