ATE Racket Report for November 18, 2019

Curated by Shelia Dunn, NMA Communications Director

The ATE Racket Report is a weekly feature of the NMA blog. We want to bring the issues of automated traffic enforcement to our supporters in a more coherent up-to-date fashion.  

We love to hear from you about the report. Please feel free to comment below the post.

ATE Racket Report Stories of the Week

New Miami, OH mayor-elect wants to settle the years-long speed camera case

National ATE Racket Report Stories

US Senators introduce bipartisan bill restricting police use of facial recognition tech

Feds sued over lack of transparency about facial recognition Stories of the Week

Ohio City Challenged For Ignoring Speed Camera Law

Speed Camera Firm Boasts Of Improved Profits

Indiana Supreme Court Considers Whether Removing GPS Tracker is a Crime

France, Italy, UK: Speed Cameras Out Of Action

From the MassPrivatel Blog

Weekly Privacy/Civil Rights News Roundup for November 18, 2019

Mayor wants Ban on Public Surveillance Lifted, Claims it Limits Ability to Fight Crime

Regional and Local ATE Racket Report Stories of the Week


Opinion: Berkeley is being bamboozled by the way the city uses license plate readers

San Diego Can’t Quell its Smart Streetlights Controversy


Rome Board of Education plans vote on red-light camera at Rome High School


Ex-Chicago city official moonlighted for red-light camera contractor that’s part of federal probe

Red-light camera study bill advances in Illinois Senate

SafeSpeed rep under federal scrutiny pushed Oak Lawn to issue more red-light-camera tickets

Editorial: With Corruption Accelerating, Slam the Brakes on Illinois Red-Light Cameras


Uncritical Reporting on a Biased Baltimore Spy Plane Toll

Mount Airy, MD approves new police license plate reader


More than half who fight $300 school bus stop-arm tickets are winning in Austin, TX

Fort Worth, Texas estimates $3.7 million loss with official termination of red-light cameras

That’s this week’s ATE Racket Report. If you want to fight automated traffic enforcement or ATE in your town, county, or state, check out these NMA resources:

Check out the NMA Facebook Page called the ATE Racket Report

We are currently building a closed Facebook Group called the ATE Racket Report Discussion Group for local and state activists to have a space to discuss best practices and ask questions.

Here are links to several NMA Issue Pages:

Also, here are a number of NMA Blogs posts that might be of interest!

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