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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x233 Catherine Crump: The small and surprisingly dangerous detail the police track about you
TV-PG

  • 2014-12-10T23:00:00-06:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

A very unsexy-sounding piece of technology could mean that the police know where you go, with whom, and when: the automatic license plate reader. These cameras are innocuously placed all across small-town America to catch known criminals, but as lawyer and TED Fellow Catherine Crump shows, the data they collect in aggregate could have disastrous consequences for everyone the world over.

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