Privacy is hard to comprehend for public officials and media

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Valley News - Opinion
A memorial viewing turned a planned work-at-home day into a day for running errands, and I had lunch in a restaurant dining room. Since I was dining indoors, I had to provide my name and phone number to comply with county health regulations. Many people consider that requirement to be an invasion of privacy. Some people are avoiding dining indoors while others are giving false names and phone numbers. I am not a supporter of governmental invasion of privacy, but I provided my actual name and home phone number. It was the first time I had to provide my name and phone number, but it was not the first time I had dined indoors at a restaurant since the health requirement was imposed. I had previously eaten indoors at a restaurant near my home. I didn’t need to give my name, not because
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