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The Automatic License Plate Reader is watching you

Catherine Crump: The small and surprisingly dangerous detail the police track about youlicense plate reader

A very unsexy-sounding piece of technology could mean that the police know where you go, with whom, and when: the automatic license plate reader. These cameras are innocuously placed all across small-town America to catch known criminals, but as lawyer and TED Fellow Catherine Crump shows, the data they collect in aggregate could have disastrous consequences for everyone the world over. 

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