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Police Must Swear to Silence on Vehicle Tracking Database

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According to a recent Wired.com article by Kim Zetter, Vigilant Solutions maintains the nation's largest database of license-plate images with nearly 2 billion records stored in its National Vehicle Location Service (NVLS). In reviewing one of Vigilant's service agreements, Wired.com found that any law enforcement agency that signs up for the service is sworn to a vow of silence on the systems Orwellian capabilities.  

More and more, the private sector is becoming complicit in manipulating information presented to the public.  Why?