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September 23, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Privacy of a public employee’s cellphone argument used to protect prosecuting attorney

Donna Grethen / Op Art

In his guest column, Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist’s disingenuous ploy for government worker privacy masks his self-interest [“Why the privacy of a public employee’s cellphone matters,” Opinion, Sept. 15].

In a recent decision from the Court of Appeals Division II in the Nissen case, he admits to more than two and a half hours of work-related calls and at least 16 work-related texts during just three specific days on his personal phone, and less than 10 minutes per month of phone usage — and no text messages — on his county-provided one. He quickly deleted those


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May 15, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Do not expect a bartender to charge your phone

In our world today, the use of cellphones has become so popular that we have become dependent on these small devices that hold our whole life together. I don’t believe bartenders should have to charge a cellphone for one of their customers because it is not efficient [“Should you ask a bartender to charge…


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