American’s License Plates Are Being Photographed and Tracked

Did you know that if you drive in the United States (something which many Americans take for granted) there’s a good chance your vehicle license plate and car have been photographed and put in a database? Automated License Plate Readers (ALPR) and cameras are in many major cities across the U.S. already and have been gathering data on millions of unsuspecting American drivers. What’s even more disturbing than the “eye in the sky” watching your every move is a report that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is currently looking for contractors to build and maintain a national database of license plate information collected.  Read more about it here: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/02/national-license-plate-recognition-database-what-it-and-why-its-bad-idea

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