Big Brother Hits The Gas On License Plate Tracking

The Department of Homeland Security plans to track the license plates on every car in the U.S., regardless of whether car owners or drivers are criminal suspects. Will privacy be the new luxury of the future?

A camera is mounted near the rear window of a police car

The federal government is seeking a private company with the capacity to build a national tracking system for all license plates issued in the U.S. that would enable law enforcement agencies to monitor people wanted in connection with crimes. The Department of Homeland Security would be the primary network to which mass amounts of information