Originally Posted by sixpac
Why do people block out there license plates on pictures??
It helps keep the car thieves from easily locating your vehicle.
They can use the plate numbers to accurately locate your car if it interests them.
Then one morning you wake up and it's gone.
Also if you are doing something illegal in the picture, say a burnout on a public road or highway, the police can use your tags to track you down and present you with a ticket, using the picture as proof.