Do we have a license to travel without being tracked?

By | September 14, 2020

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently allowed an indictment against a New Bedford man accused of dealing drugs to stand after his attorney challenged the charges based in part on the use of fixed cameras on the Bourne and Sagamore bridges. Some of us may have been, up to now, blissfully aware of the presence of such license plate readers, which time stamp digital photos of the license plates of every vehicle traveling to and from Cape Cod. Although the court’s decision was a relatively narrow ruling, the prospect that we can be tracked by law enforcement should at least give us pause before we simply accept the fact that our travels are being mapped by someone other than ourselves.

Read the full article at Cape Cod Times.

comments powered by Disqus