Tag: License Plate Readers

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ACLU of Virginia files lawsuit against Fairfax Police for collection, storage of personal information

Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia filed a lawsuit in Fairfax County Circuit Court against the Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD) for unlawfully storing massive amounts of license plate data collected using automatic license plate readers (ALPRs).


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ACLU: Filing suit over license plate readers after Governor McAuliffe veto

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia today questioned Governor McAuliffe’s decision to veto SB 965 (Petersen D Fairfax) and HB 1673 (Anderson R Prince William) and promised that the organization will file suit to ensure compliance with Virginia’s current law regulating the collection and storage by government agencies of personal information about Virginians.


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Statement of Sen. Petersen after Governor McAuliffe veto of anti-surveillance legislation

Included below is a statement from Senator Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) in response to Governor Terry McAuliffe’s veto of SB 965.


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House passes Petersen’s restrictions on indiscriminate police surveillance

Police use of license plate readers and other data collection technologies will be strictly limited if a bill by Senator Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) becomes law. On Tuesday, Petersen’s bill (SB 965) was reported out of the House 95-4. The bill now likely moves to conference.


Senate passes Chap Petersen bill to reign in police data collection

Police use of license plate readers and other data collection technologies will be strictly limited if a bill by Senator Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) becomes law.


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License plate readers, police data to be limited, says Virginia Senate panel

Police use of license plate readers and other data collection technologies will be strictly limited if a bill by Senator Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) becomes law.


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Sen. Petersen, Del. Anderson propose limits on police data collection, regulation of license plate readers

For the 2015 General Assembly session, Senator Chap Petersen and Delegate Rich Anderson will introduce legislation to regulate License Plate Readers (LPRs) in the Commonwealth, specifically placing limitations on passive data collection and retention by police departments.