Police photos prompt privacy complaint
B.C.'s information and privacy commissioner is reviewing the use of automated license plate recognition software by Victoria police, in response to concerns raised about three independent researchers about how the information snapped by police is being collected and used. David Lennam speaks with one of the researchers, Rob Wipond, who is also a journalist for Victoria's Focus Magazine.
Victoria Police Department Chief Jamie Graham declined an interview on this issue until the OIPC review is complete, but did post this statement on Facebook in response to Commissioner Elizabeth Denham's announcement.
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