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OPP Expands Troubling Vehicle Tracking Program

Ontario Provincial Police LogoNews that the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) intend to expand their Licence Plate Recognition Program (ALPR) from 4 to 27 vehicles is more than troubling. Interestingly, they say:

“Ontario motorists expect to be protected from unsafe drivers, but also not to be tracked as they go about their daily lives….when a scanned license plate does not match the list of unsafe drivers, it will be deleted from the system within minutes.”

10 Most Important Technology Stories Of 2012

The year is drawing to a close and it’s a good time to reflect on the more important technology, hardware, software and news stories of 2012. It’s been something of a mixed bag, from financial news, to hardware releases, to a failing smartphone giant. We saw lots of new stuff, litigation and involvement from The Law. More than that though, one thing is sure to be quickly forgotten about 2012: The Mayans prognostication skills. Here, in no particular order, are the 1 most important technology news stories of 2012.

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