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According to documents obtained through a number of Freedom of Information Act requests filed by ACLU offices across the United States, law enforcement agencies are tracking the whereabouts of innocent persons en masse by utilizing a still up-and-coming technology.
“As it becomes increasingly clear that ours is an era of mass surveillance facilitated by ever cheaper and more powerful computing technology, it is critical we learn how this technology is being used,” Crump wrote. “License plate readers are just one example of a disturbing phenomenon: the government is increasingly using new technology to collect information about all of us, all the time and to store it forever – providing a complete record of our lives for it to access at will.”
ACLU National ✔ @ACLU Will America be a place where govt tracks you whenever you drive? Plate readers make it possible www.aclu.org... #autotracking
This information was fed into the Far Out software which uses an algorithm to predict where a person will be in the future, based on where they've been in the past. Continued at source...