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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 turned down. There are almost 3,000 words and combi...
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.