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Grounding drones a win for privacy

By Corey Friedman North Carolinians will largely be free from spying eyes high above their heads — at least for the next two years. State lawmakers included a provision in the 2013 Appropriations Act that prevents state and local authorities … Continue reading

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The Failure Presidency

By Zac Goldstein History does not unfold in a vacuum, and neither do presidential terms. Nearly four years have passed since Barack Obama was elected, and in order to evaluate his tenure in the Oval Office, one must examine the … Continue reading

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Surveillance Society

By William R. Toler As technology increases, both in the government and private sector, it seems that our right to privacy continues to decrease. Recently, Popular Mechanics reported that the Michigan State Police may have been using forensic analyzers on … Continue reading

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Big Brother and the Nanny State

By William R. Toler When it comes to the overreaching of government, there are usually two paternal personifications: Big Brother and the Nanny State. Both are invasive in their own right and typically used in tyranical tandem to undermine the … Continue reading

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Big Brother in ENC

By William R. Toler It’s amazing to think about the liberties we give up to make ourselves feel safe. Not really amazing…more like apalling. Newschannel 12 reported last week on a 52-camera system set up by the Greenville Police Dept. … Continue reading

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