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Louisiana won’t give the security firm that tracked DAPL opponents a license. The state Board of Private Security Examiners rebuffed the North Carolina company known as TigerSwan , citing a legal complaint filed by a similar North Dakota agency charging that the outfit operated in that state without legal permission . Fabian Blache III, the board’s executive director, said that Louisiana law governing the private security industry is designed to protect the state’s people. He said TigerSwan — which was denied a license in North Dakota twice — had not shown it could follow regulations. Internal company documents obtained and reported on separately by Grist and The Intercept last month revealed the extent of TigerSwan’s surveillance operations during last year’s protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Earlier this month, the Associated Press reported that Energy Transfe...

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