License Plates

Sex, Religion, Politics On Plates A No-Go

CBC | Posted 02.08.2013 | Canada

You may be a self-professed geek or an atheist, but don't try to proclaim it on a personalized licence plate if you live in Nova Scotia — you'll be ...

It Takes Two To Kill Illegal Police Licence Surveillance

Vincent Gogolek | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Vincent Gogolek

B.C.'s Information and Privacy Commissioner took a stiff shot at the use of Automatic License Plate Recognition technology by the Victoria police. But it will likely take more than just her efforts to bring this ever-expanding surveillance system back in line with privacy law. The RCMP simply shouldn't be running a surveillance system on people who haven't broken any law, and they shouldn't be able to take advantage of the federal-provincial jurisdictional split to do so either.