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VIA: WRAL.COM

Online retail giant Amazon.com has filed suit to block the North Carolina Department of Revenue’s attempts to find out who in the state is buying what online so the state can collect sales tax on the purchases.

The suit, filed Monday in federal court in Seattle, names Revenue Secretary Ken Lay as the defendant. Amazon is seeking a court order that would halt the Revenue Department’s efforts as a violation of the First Amendment.

Lay couldn’t be reached for comment Tuesday morning.

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