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    Is There a New War on Whistleblowing?

    It’s a question of who’s being protected. On Jan. 1, North Carolina enacted the Property Protection Act, allowing companies to pursue civil damages against employees who collect data or record images or videos in nonpublic areas of a property without permission. Some worry that workplaces and factory farms will get a free pass to break laws if folks are too scared to expose them. But the law’s proponents say it protects both businesses and legitimate whistleblowers, so many are waiting to see how it will be enforced.

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