Mass Live: Mass. officials defend emergency police use of tollbooth camera info 

October 26, 2023

Jeramie D. Scott, a senior counsel and director of the Project on Surveillance Oversight for the nonprofit Electronic Privacy Information Center, said without proper supervision, such a tool can fall into misuse. 

Mass surveillance technologies may start out with limited use, but end up “expanding over time because of their convenience for law enforcement — increasing the likelihood of abuse,” Scott said.

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