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At what point does education become spying?

At what point does education become spying?

Our children are getting entirely too used to living in a police state. I remember when Officer Friendly graced children’s book. He often was a bit portly in his double-breasted overcoat with the shiny brass buttons. He carried a shillelagh, often in both hands, behind his back. He smiled at children, joked with them, and helped them out of minor childhood troubles while encouraging them to avoid more serious transgressions. What brought that to mind was an article in TechNews…

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