PBS NewsHour

Do License Plate Readers Prevent Crime or Abuse Privacy?

Clip: Season 2013 | 11m 10s

Law enforcement agencies use license plate readers to help track stolen vehicles and deter crime through behavioral profiling. Does creating databases of this information compromise citizens' privacy? Jeffrey Brown gets two views from technology consultant Sid Heal and Catherine Crump of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Aired: 08/12/13

Rating: NR

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