Minn Legislature scrutinizing surveillance about you

License-plate reader image

The Legislature within several of its committees and soon on the floor are discussing proposals that will allow law enforcement to gather in mass hundreds of thousands, if not millions of license plate scans/reads on innocent people using automated license plate readers. (ALPR)  What these scans collect on people as they drive around the streets are license plate number, time, data, and GPS location, but also photos like these: 

(License-plate reader images. Courtesy of Mike Katz-Lacabe)