The Truth About Cars » ACLU http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 05 May 2016 22:06:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 While You Were Sleeping: Virginia vs ACLU, Indy 500 Throwback and Helicopter Parents Are Taking Over Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/sleeping-virginia-vs-aclu-indy-500-throwback-helicopter-parents-taking-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/05/sleeping-virginia-vs-aclu-indy-500-throwback-helicopter-parents-taking-cars/#comments Thu, 07 May 2015 10:14:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1063290 Virginia is for lovers of license plate readers. Virginia Man Sues Police Over License Plate Database (Wired) “Harrison Neal, a Fairfax resident, filed the suit after learning that his license plate had been scanned by an automatic license plate reader twice last year and stored in a police database, even though he was not a […]

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Virginia is for lovers of license plate readers. Virginia Man Sues Police Over License Plate Database (Wired) “Harrison Neal, a Fairfax resident, filed the suit after learning that his license plate had been scanned by an automatic license plate reader twice last year and stored in a police database, even though he was not a […]

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ACLU: Drug Enforcement Administration Tracking Plates Since 2008 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/aclu-drug-enforcement-administration-tracking-plates-since-2008/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/aclu-drug-enforcement-administration-tracking-plates-since-2008/#comments Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=989522 It’s not just auto lenders and police who track plates: The Drug Enforcement Administration has collected 343 million records since 2008. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, the DEA’s National License Plate Recognition program has at least 100 license plate readers deployed by the agency in states such as California, New Jersey and Georgia, […]

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It’s not just auto lenders and police who track plates: The Drug Enforcement Administration has collected 343 million records since 2008. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, the DEA’s National License Plate Recognition program has at least 100 license plate readers deployed by the agency in states such as California, New Jersey and Georgia, […]

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ACLU Challenges Arrests For Headlight-Flashing To Warn Of Speed-Traps http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/aclu-challenges-arrests-headlight-flashing-warn-speed-traps/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/aclu-challenges-arrests-headlight-flashing-warn-speed-traps/#comments Tue, 30 Dec 2014 14:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=964786 There is more wacky traffic enforcement news coming out of Missouri this month than any other state. Last week, the Missouri attorney general began proceedings to shut down the ability of thirteen speed-trap-infested towns to generate excessive revenue from traffic tickets. Also last week, the cities of O’Fallon, Lake Saint Louis and St. Peters filed suit against St. Charles County saying […]

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There is more wacky traffic enforcement news coming out of Missouri this month than any other state. Last week, the Missouri attorney general began proceedings to shut down the ability of thirteen speed-trap-infested towns to generate excessive revenue from traffic tickets. Also last week, the cities of O’Fallon, Lake Saint Louis and St. Peters filed suit against St. Charles County saying […]

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ACLU Says License Plate Scanning Widespread, With Few Controls On Collected Data http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/aclu-says-license-plate-scanning-widespread-with-few-controls-on-collected-data/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/aclu-says-license-plate-scanning-widespread-with-few-controls-on-collected-data/#comments Fri, 19 Jul 2013 14:49:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=495816 TTAC has recently addressed the issue of police using scanning technology to read license plates and then store their street locations. When the story broke, it centered on a few counties in Northern California, but the American Civil Liberties Union has just released documents that show that the practice is widespread across the United States […]

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TTAC has recently addressed the issue of police using scanning technology to read license plates and then store their street locations. When the story broke, it centered on a few counties in Northern California, but the American Civil Liberties Union has just released documents that show that the practice is widespread across the United States […]

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Big Brother Is Watching, Recording, And Storing You. ACLU Alarmed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/big-brother-is-watching-recording-and-storing-you-aclu-alarmed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/big-brother-is-watching-recording-and-storing-you-aclu-alarmed/#comments Thu, 09 Aug 2012 14:51:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=456067 Over the recent years, Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR)  has come into increased use.  What has the American Civil Liberties Union up in arms is that the data are stored and can be used to compile behavioral profiles on innocent civilians. The state of Maryland seems to be in the lead when it comes to centralized […]

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Over the recent years, Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR)  has come into increased use.  What has the American Civil Liberties Union up in arms is that the data are stored and can be used to compile behavioral profiles on innocent civilians. The state of Maryland seems to be in the lead when it comes to centralized […]

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