Doubts over license plate parking
Police get access to new database of city surveillance 'in exceptional cases' which stores data of parkers in Amsterdam. City supervision is introducing parking with license plate registration. In future, the car's license plate must be entered in the parking meter, after which payment is made. A computer will show whether a particular license plate has been paid for. The data will be kept for five years, says City Supervision.
It is unclear whether 'license plate parking' violates privacy laws. The Dutch Data Protection Authority (CBP)