By Karen Gullo
EFF Senior Staff Attorney Jennifer Lynch and Investigative Researcher Dave Maass last night received the First Amendment Coalition‘s 2017 Free Speech & Open Government Award in recognition for their work bringing transparency and accountability to law enforcement’s collection and use of automated license plate reader (ALPR) data. The award was shared with Peter Bibring, director of police practices at the ACLU of Southern California.
Lynch and Bibring fought a five-year legal battle to obtain ALPR data from Los Angeles law enforcement agencies to better understand how police use records obtained by …read more
Source:: Electronic Freedom Foundation News