Los Angeles Just Proposed the Worst Use of License Plate Reader Data in History.
Nick Selby

I worked for a wise man who used to say “Be very concerned about the law of unexpected consequences ….”. It was his attempt to quell the human impulse to continually attempt to “do things”, often for no better reason than to call attention to themselves (anyone see a tie to the political arena here?)

Many commenters have pointed out the legal, logistical and ethical issues surrounding this idiocy. There’s really nothing I can add, except to toss in another adage that’s always appropriate when it comes to technology; just because you can doesn’t mean you should!

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