“According to recently released US federal contracting data, the Drug Enforcement Administration will be expanding the footprint of its nationwide surveillance network with the purchase of “multiple” trailer-mounted speed displays “to be retrofitted as mobile LPR [License Plate Reader] platforms.” The DEA is buying them from RU2 Systems Inc., a private Mesa, Arizona company. How much it’s spending on the signs has been redacted.
Two other, apparently related contracts, show that the DEA has hired a small machine shop in California, and another in Virginia, to conceal the readers within the signs. An RU2 representative said the company providing the LPR devices themselves is a Canadian firm called Genetec...
And therein lies the real issue: What is a game-changing crime-fighting tool to some, is a privacy overreach of near-existential proportion to others…”
Guilty until proven innocent; that’s why U.S. slaves, I mean “citizens” must be watched at all times. Oh yea it’s to catch “Drug Trafficers.” That’s why the borders are wide open so the CIA can make maximum profit from drug cartels.
Oh you didn’t know? The CIA makes their money off drugs. They don’t even hide the fact.