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License Plate Readers Raise Privacy Alarms

Originally aired on WGBH, Mar 12, 2014

Credit Ross D. Franklin/AP via NPR

Small cameras that record and store our license plate information are popping up almost everywhere, raising alarms around the country. In Massachusetts, privacy advocates are urging the state Legislature to regulate the data. But others say there’s something standing in the way – the U.S. Constitution.