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ACLU wants FBI data on ethnic mapping in Southern California

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Is racial and ethnic data relevant to FBI intelligence? The ACLU today requested records related to data collection and mapping of “ethnic-oriented” businesses, behaviors, traditions and among concentrated ethnic populations in Southern California and elsewhere. Is the FBI mapping Muslims in the United States?

Guest:

Peter Bibring, staff attorney, ACLU of Southern California

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