ACLU Sues DOJ, DHS For Information About Automatic License Plate Readers Use

BOSTON - Citing "the prospect of pervasive and prolonged surveillance of innocent Americans' movements" and "a serious threat to Americans' privacy," the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Sept. 25 filed a complaint for injunctive relief in Massachusetts federal court, seeking to compel two government agencies to release records on their use of automatic license plate readers (ALPRs) (American Civil Liberties Union, et al. v. United States Department of Justice, et al., No. 1:12-cv-11776, D. Mass.). Subscribers may view the complaint available within the full article.

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