Vast Horde of License Plate Photos Slammed by California Auditor

Solidifying concerns raised by civil liberty groups, California’s state auditor said Thursday that law enforcement agencies have flouted privacy laws meant to ensure that information captured by automated license plate cameras isn’t abused and safeguarded from hackers.

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Red Light RICO

A federal RICO class action claims that Safespeed and its agents, the City of Oakbrook Terrace, and public officials in Northern Illinois conspired to “corruptly use[] red-light cameras” to “generate millions of dollars in revenue … and thereafter used bribes to protect the money machine from calls for legislation” to ban red-light cameras.

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