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posted by janrinok on Sunday June 21 2015, @04:24PM   Printer-friendly
from the back-to-eating-donuts dept.

In a rare move against the advance of license plate readers, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) has vetoed a plan to acquire the scanners in the Bayou State. It had previously passed both houses of the Louisiana legislature overwhelmingly.

Many law enforcement agencies nationwide use these specialized cameras to scan cars and compare them at incredible speeds to a "hot list" of stolen or wanted vehicles. In some cases, that data is kept for weeks, months, or even years.

[Related]: Governor's Statement

Senate Bill No. 250

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  • (Score: 1) by khallow on Monday June 22 2015, @12:14AM

    by khallow (3766) Subscriber Badge on Monday June 22 2015, @12:14AM (#199226) Journal

    Ever played Three-Card Monte?

    No, I'm not that much of a sucker. The problem here too is that the supposed mark can change the rules on a whim.