Doubts of licence plates surveillance in US

Fears of registration plate readers being just another piece of surveillance technology loom in the US.

    Police departments in the United States are expanding their use of automatic licence plate readers.

    As the technology becomes more widespread, the controversy surrounding their use is growing.

    Opponents say the cameras are invasion of privacy in an ever expanding US surveillance state.

    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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