Sadiq Khan faces legal challenge over ANPR data in low-emission zone

03/08/2022 | The Guardian

London Mayor Sadiq Khan faces a legal challenge over his decision to allow the Metropolitan Police to access the Automated Number-Plate Recognition (ANPR) data in the expanded ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ). Open Rights Group working with Green Party London Assembly member Sian Berry announced plans to bring a legal challenge against London Mayor Sadiq Khan in order to prevent a new police surveillance network. Additional commentary in Digit reports that Executive Director of the Open Rights Group, Jim Killock, said: “With a stroke of a pen, Sadiq Khan has taken a decision that violates the basic privacy rights of millions of Londoners."

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