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Your tax dollars at work: local cops now paid with federal money to troll IRC

October 8, 2012

"We too often see law enforcement overreach and target alleged copyright infringement in the name of protecting public safety when many more clear threats to public safety actually exist," said Julie Samuels, a staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. "When this happens, it's important to ask ourselves if this is really how we want our tax dollars spent. More often than not, the answer to that question is no."

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