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posted by martyb on Sunday December 06 2015, @07:31PM   Printer-friendly
from the goose-and-gander dept.

If you have an IP-enabled security camera, you can download some free, open-source software from GitHub and boom—you have a fully functional automated license plate reader, reports ArsTechnica .

Matt Hill, OpenALPR's founder, told Ars technica "I'm a big privacy advocate... now you've got LPR just in the hands of the government, which isn't a good thing."

Will "they" like it when "we" have a crowdsourced database of where and when congressmen, judges and cops go throughout their work day?

Does this level the playing field? Open yet another can of worms? Both?


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  • (Score: 2) by Phoenix666 on Monday December 07 2015, @02:11PM

    by Phoenix666 (552) on Monday December 07 2015, @02:11PM (#272897) Journal

    You're right. That's why the top echelons of those agencies need to be sent to live in Guantanamo. If they think it's cool to tear our country apart from the inside, they need to go.

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