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Appeals Court Says Police Can Withhold License Plate Scans

Police don’t have to disclose license plate records that advocacy groups sought to gauge how high-tech surveillance was being used, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday.

05/06/2015

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Civil Rights Groups Sue LAPD, LA County Sheriff’s Department Over Automatic License Plate Readers

Two privacy rights groups sued the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Monday after both agencies allegedly failed to provide more information about how it uses automatic license plate readers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2013