Ten minutes into “Cyberphobia”, I was pulling out little post-it tabs to mark the passages with crazy stats or eye-opening information until the book looked like a psychopaths notebook!
As a specialist in intellectual property, I already knew that research articles were being compromised at an alarming rate. But the bad news has just kept on coming. R. G. Steen found that retractions have increased 10-fold in the last decade, most of them in medical journals.
by Mack Freeman Google has come under fire from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) due to perceived privacy problems with their Chromebooks that have increasingly been incorporated in K-12 schools […]
Today, the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom announced its sponsorship of “Let’s Encrypt,” a free, automated, and open certificate authority. “Let’s Encrypt” is a service provided by the […]
The Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF), of the American Library Association (ALA), is seeking bloggers! The OIF Blog is undergoing a few updates and we are taking this opportunity to increase […]
By Marshall Breeding Crossposted from Choose Privacy Week Concern for keeping records related to the details and borrowing activity of patrons has been a longstanding priority for libraries. We expect […]
By Alison Macrina Crossposted from Choose Privacy Week I’m sorry to be the one to tell you this, but your password sucks. I know you use the same one for […]
By Michael Robinson Chair, ALA-IFC Privacy Subcommittee (Crossposted from the Choose Privacy Week blog.) It feels like online privacy has taken a step closer to center stage in libraryland in […]
Reprinted from The Scoop blog. For a full summary of the Orland Park Public Library controversy, read the entire post: Illinois Library Comes Under Fire “Sometimes libraries that are doing […]
Re-posted from ALA Washington Office’s District Dispatch Blog Join us tomorrow for “Revisiting CIPA 10 Years Later,” a national online symposium that will consider the impact of the Children’s Internet […]