WSB-TV: Gwinnett officials hope more cameras will catch more criminals

March 29, 2023

Some privacy advocates say license plate readers are not worth the invasion of privacy and that research does not support the claim that their presence reduces crime.

“It collects data from every person who drives by a Flock camera,” said Jake Weiner with Electronic Privacy Information Center. “It’s surveilling you as much as it’s surveilling a mass murderer, as much as it’s surveilling a shoplifter.”

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