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Privacy groups push back against Sheriff's Department license plate database
Electronic Frontier Foundation, a privacy rights group. "But that does not justify recording the movements of millions of people; it's like assuming everyone in L.A. is a criminal or will be one in the future."
In 2012, the ACLU Foundation of Southern California and Electronic Frontier Foundation requested a week's worth of data collected by the Sheriff's Department and the Los Angeles Police Department, which maintains its own database.