White nationalists who obtained a $2.5m payout from UNC abuse the DMCA to censor lawyer’s trove of paperwork about it / Boing Boing



T. Greg Doucette is the North Carolina litigator who sleuthed out the incredible, bizarre details of the choice of the College of North Carolina’s Republican-appointed governors at hand a bunch of white nationalists $2.5m to construct a Confederacy museum.

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Doucette visited the Orange County Courthouse and scanned 123 pages’ worth of documents associated to the “lawsuit” that resulted within the UNC payout, together with a “victory assertion” by Kevin Stone, who types himself “commander” of the white nationalist group Sons of Accomplice Veterans, who acquired the $2.5m windfall from the college.


However that victory assertion just isn’t accessible now, as a result of Stone and the Sons of Accomplice Veterans despatched a DMCA discover to Dropbox, demanding that the doc be eliminated on the grounds that it was a copyright violation, regardless of the doc being a part of a public courtroom document.


Doucette sounds like he’s ready to fight.

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(I’m a visiting professor of follow at UNC’s Faculty of Data and Library Science)

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