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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A Maryland commission says recordings from police body cameras should be released as required by the state's public information act law.

The panel decided Tuesday it will also recommend that lawmakers review privacy matters relating to body cameras next year.

The 22-member commission debated a wide variety of policies relating to body cameras during a long day of discussions in Annapolis.

The recommendations will go to the Maryland Police Training Commission to form regulations by Jan. 1.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is joining a District of Columbia law firm when he finishes his second term in January.

Gansler announced Tuesday that he's joining BuckleySandler and will play a leading role in its government enforcement and litigation practices.

He also plans to help clients comply with regulatory expectations on cybersecurity and privacy.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Sen. Christopher Shank says government agencies can learn a great deal about people by just tracking their movements via their cellphones and license plates. He says Maryland needs stricter privacy protections to keep pace with new surveillance technology.

Shank, R-Washington, presented to the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Thursday two bills that would put new surveillance restrictions on the government. Parallel bills are pending in the House.