Like Don Quixote charging dragons that don’t exist, states like Maryland are tilting at license plate recognition (LPR) technology.
This week Maryland legislators, listening to over-the-top rhetoric, introduced a bill to restrict law enforcement’s use of LPR technology – significantly diminishing law enforcement’s ability to stop crimes and save lives.
These concerns take the shape of potential abuses of LPR. Fortunately, existing police policies, federal laws, and the LPR providers already address the privacy concerns regarding the use of LPR. Read more