Automated car plate Readers (ALPR)

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Automated car plate readers (ALPR) square measure high-speed, computer-controlled camera systems that square measure generally mounted on street poles, streetlights, road overpasses, mobile trailers, or connected to squad cars. ALPRs mechanically capture all car place numbers that inherit read, alongside the placement, date, and time. The data, which incorporates images of the vehicle and typically its driver and passengers, is then uploaded to a central server.

Vendors say that the knowledge collected is employed by police to seek out wherever a plate has been within the past, to see whether or not a vehicle was at the scene of against the law, to spot travel patterns, and even to get vehicles that will be related to one another. enforcement agencies will value more highly to share their data with thousands of alternative agencies.

Taken within the combination, ALPR information will paint associate degree intimate portrait of a driver’s life and even chill First Amendment-protected activity. ALPR technology is wont to target drivers UN agency visit sensitive places like health centers, immigration clinics, gun shops, union halls, protests, or centers of spiritual worship.

Drivers don't have any management over whether or not their vehicle displays a car place as a result of the govt. needs all automobile, truck, and motorbike drivers to show license plates publicly read. thus it’s notably worrisome that automatic car place readers square measure wont to track and record the movements of variant standard folks, despite the fact that the overwhelming majority aren't connected to against the law.
 
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Not sure if this is the right place to post this but (moved by mods) there are some ways to obscure your plate from some of those cameras posted around here. It's hit or miss, they use different tech and nothing will probably block all tracking except fake plates which could get you in pretty big trouble. I do wonder though, if you use one of those absurd plate covers that makes it so someone has to be basically directly behind you to read your plate, is it a fix-it ticket usually? Where you can just go show the court you removed it and get out of it?

In that case it's worth a try. You might get lucky and take years and years to run across a cop that gives enough of a shit to pull you over for an obscured plate. I see people with nearly blacked out license plate covers all the time, surely they either get out of it with fix-it tickets or police just don't care enough.
 
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Plate covers will not help. ALPR won’t see my plates :fry:. I’ve been stopped multiple times by state then locals. Once they run a soft Inquire on my plates manually then they back off.
 

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I've thought about the ir plate cover. Idea is good, but maybe still able to see it in daylight is my first thought.
Mainly wondered Is the auto plate reader flags a car with no plate or blacked out plate, or is it non the wiser?
Is it just looking for letters and numbers or programmed to see a car then look for the plate?
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Automated car plate readers (ALPR) square measure high-speed, computer-controlled camera systems that square measure generally mounted on street poles, streetlights, road overpasses, mobile trailers, or connected to squad cars. ALPRs mechanically capture all car place numbers that inherit read, alongside the placement, date, and time. The data, which incorporates images of the vehicle and typically its driver and passengers, is then uploaded to a central server.

Vendors say that the knowledge collected is employed by police to seek out wherever a plate has been within the past, to see whether or not a vehicle was at the scene of against the law, to spot travel patterns, and even to get vehicles that will be related to one another. enforcement agencies will value more highly to share their data with thousands of alternative agencies.

Taken within the combination, ALPR information will paint associate degree intimate portrait of a driver’s life and even chill First Amendment-protected activity. ALPR technology is wont to target drivers UN agency visit sensitive places like health centers, immigration clinics, gun shops, union halls, protests, or centers of spiritual worship.

Drivers don't have any management over whether or not their vehicle displays a car place as a result of the govt. needs all automobile, truck, and motorbike drivers to show license plates publicly read. thus it’s notably worrisome that automatic car place readers square measure wont to track and record the movements of variant standard folks, despite the fact that the overwhelming majority aren't connected to against the law.
LEO may decide, at their option, to play nice with the data (except cops who spy on their wives using .gov resources). Not likely any of them will play nice. What we do know, these are run by commercial entities that have NO real regulation/criminal enforcement what they do with the data. Anyone‘s breadcrumbs are sold to anyone (foreign or domestic) with a business ID. And orgs that cater to Magnum PI wannabe. Oh, and LEO can bypass their own rules of privacy by buying this data off the street. “Tyranny, priceless”.
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Not sure if this is the right place to post this but (moved by mods) there are some ways to obscure your plate from some of those cameras posted around here. It's hit or miss, they use different tech and nothing will probably block all tracking except fake plates which could get you in pretty big trouble. I do wonder though, if you use one of those absurd plate covers that makes it so someone has to be basically directly behind you to read your plate, is it a fix-it ticket usually? Where you can just go show the court you removed it and get out of it?

In that case it's worth a try. You might get lucky and take years and years to run across a cop that gives enough of a shit to pull you over for an obscured plate. I see people with nearly blacked out license plate covers all the time, surely they either get out of it with fix-it tickets or police just don't care enough.
I will first hand answer your question. PM me. I have the long term first hand data based on real street use (And the rare squashed challenge by LEO).
 
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I've thought about the ir plate cover. Idea is good, but maybe still able to see it in daylight is my first thought.
Mainly wondered Is the auto plate reader flags a car with no plate or blacked out plate, or is it non the wiser?
Is it just looking for letters and numbers or programmed to see a car then look for the plate?
Cheers.
ALPR sends out super fast IR To capture the plate then snaps a picture. The second round of IR returns back to the computer and analyzes. What will happen is if the IR does not get back to the computer the computer screen will flash red and try and reacquire the plate. If the computer can’t read the plate the Officer has to do a soft inquiry and Manually enter the plate numbers to obtain through motor vehicle branch records. One time I went past the police station and the guy was switching shifts and he had a system on top of his car as I went by him the system was trying to identify my plate and it was pitch black outside and I Saw his whole body was red from the computer screen because it could not read it he then did a loop turned around came up behind me fast ran my plates and I made a left turn and he went straight.
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Plate covers will not help. ALPR won’t see my plates :fry:. I’ve been stopped multiple times by state then locals. Once they run a soft Inquire on my plates manually then they back off.
I'm intrigued. Would you respond to a PM on how you manage this?
 
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what is this?

im being totally serious btw.
I clicked on my phone, and nothing loaded, and now on laptop but didnt click, and afraid of spyware or something
 
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what is this?

im being totally serious btw.
I clicked on my phone, and nothing loaded, and now on laptop but didnt click, and afraid of spyware or something
Dead link for me also.
 

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So ALPR uses IR to read plates and not standard OCR tech from "normal" imagery?
 

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LEO may decide, at their option, to play nice with the data (except cops who spy on their wives using .gov resources). Not likely any of them will play nice. What we do know, these are run by commercial entities that have NO real regulation/criminal enforcement what they do with the data. Anyone‘s breadcrumbs are sold to anyone (foreign or domestic) with a business ID. And orgs that cater to Magnum PI wannabe. Oh, and LEO can bypass their own rules of privacy by buying this data off the street. “Tyranny, priceless”.
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I will first hand answer your question. PM me. I have the long term first hand data based on real street use (And the rare squashed challenge by LEO).
If history is any indication the information WILL be abused.
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The majority do, but not all.
Are there ANY (inexpensive) frames/covers that actually work? The NoPhoto Pro frame looks good for a lot of cameras, but it's $400 & sold out.
 
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Getting a new plate and don't want to be scanned by the readers.

Is there any way to stop being scanned?
 

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