OIF sponsors IFAction, an email list for those who would like updated information on news affecting intellectual freedom, censorship, privacy, access to information, and more. To subscribe to this list, visit http://lists.ala.org/wws/subscribe/ifaction. For an archive of all postings to the list since 1996, visit http://lists.ala.org/wws/arc/ifaction. Below is a sample of articles from March 30-April 5, 2012.
Supreme Court Ruling Allows Strip Searches for Any Arrest
Can Apple give police a key to your encrypted iPhone data?
Police Are Using Phone Tracking as a Routine Tool
Documents show cops making up the rules on mobile surveillance
Study: Most consumers ‘very concerned’ about online privacy
Tracking Twitter, Raising Red Flags
The Philosopher Whose Fingerprints Are All Over the FTC’s New Approach to Privacy
Campaigners criticise email and web monitoring plan (UK)
Ohio School to Let Gay Student Wear T-Shirt 1 Day
‘Annoying, Offending’ Language Online Would Be Crime Under Arizona Bill
Related: Media Coalition leads opposition to HB 2549
Group looking to ban ‘Nickled and Dimed’ at Easton High gets no pay back
Bird-Flu Papers, Recently Deemed Too Dangerous, Are Freed for Publication
Book ban nixed: ‘The Glass Castle’ to remain part of school’s curriculum
Privacy and Censorship
Internet Freedom Starts at Home by Rebecca MacKinnon. Ms. MacKinnon will be the Opening General Session speaker at the ALA Annual Conference this June.