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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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A modern-day poll tax for public notices

By Corey Friedman In the Jim Crow days of the early 1900s, state officials imposed a poll tax to prevent African-Americans and poor whites from voting. It took a decades-long civil rights struggle and a Supreme Court verdict to reverse … Continue reading

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Orwellian world

By William R. Toler I often wonder if I’m becoming too paranoid. I’ve asked several people that question and haven’t really gotten a response. Although when I told my estranged wife I had just purchased 1984, she said I should … Continue reading

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