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Whose user/group to monitor log files?

I have a package that needs to read (just read) log files. I don't want to 
make it run as root (for security reasons, the less privileges, the better). 
What user or group can I use?

The logs files are readable by the 'adm' group. But there is no user in that 
group by default. I would like to create one just for this purpose (packages 
are not supposed to create users lightly, Policy 3.2). What about a 'monitor' 
user, member of the 'adm' group, which could be used by all the packages?

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