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Law’s Kevin McMunigal talks about state’s new enhanced driver’s licenses

Ohio will soon offer enhanced driver’s licenses. Here’s what they are and why they were (once) controversial
cleveland.comKevin McMunigal, professor of law, said the state’s new enhanced driver’s licenses are considered less of a potential privacy concern now than they were nine years ago—not because the potential for misusing the licenses has gone away, but because it’s much easier now to track or victimize people thanks to the proliferation of cell phones and greater availability of people’s personal information online. “I think people are looking at this as kind of, ‘Hey, this is sort of small change,’” McMunigal said. “It seems quaint to be worried about these little (radio) chips, given the other ways that people can be tracked.”