Virginia Committee Passes Bill to Restrict ALPR Use, Help Block National License Plate Tracking Program

RICHMOND, Va. (Feb. 3, 2017) – Today, a Virginia bill that would limit the use of automatic license plate readers (ALPRs), and restrict the retention and sharing of collected data, passed an important House committee. If passed into law, the bills would not only protect privacy in Virginia, but would also hinder some aspects of the federal surveillance state.

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Virginia Bills Would Restrict ALPR Use; Help Block National License Plate Tracking Program

RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 14, 2017) – Bills introduced in the Virginia House and Senate would limit the use of automatic license plate readers (ALPRs), and restrict the retention and sharing of collected data. If passed into law, the bills would not only protect privacy in Virginia, but would also hinder some aspects of the federal surveillance state.

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Montana Bill Would Limit ALPR Use, Help Block National License Plate Tracking Program

HELENA, Mont. (Jan. 2, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Montana House would strictly limit the use of Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) in the state, and place significant roadblocks in the way of a federal program using states to help track the location of millions of everyday people through pictures of their license plates.

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Virginia Bill Would Restrict ALPR Use; Help Block National License Plate Tracking Program

RICHMOND, Va. (Sept. 12, 2016) – During the 2017 session, the Virginia legislature will consider a bill that would broadly ban warrantless surveillance and limit the use of automatic license plate readers (ALPRs). If passed into law, the bill would not only protect privacy in Virginia, but would also hinder some aspects of the federal surveillance state.

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Oklahoma Senate Passes Bill to Restrict ALPR use; Help Block National License Plate Tracking Program

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 11, 2016) – Yesterday, the Oklahoma Senate unanimously passed a bill that would put limitations on the storage and sharing of information collected by Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) by law enforcement in the state, and place significant roadblocks in the way of a federal program using states to help track the location of millions of everyday people through pictures of their license plates.

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