These days, Common Sense Media’s initiatives contain a less than subtle paternalism based on the conviction that its values should control children’s learning experiences. Early pronouncements like Core Belief #6 (“We believe that through informed decision making, we can improve the media landscape one decision at a time”) suddenly come across as a determination to reform that landscape in its own image.
Via Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), next Friday is April 4, aka 4/04, or 404. On that day, the EFF is sponsoring a “digital teach-in” about internet filtering in libraries and […]
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 […]
Privacy/Technology NYTimes Op-Ed: Internet Access Is Not a Human Right No Warrant Needed for GPS Monitoring, Judge Rules How the Feds Are Tracking Your Kid Related: Data-Crazy Department of Education […]
OIF is excited to have participated in the production of the most recent issue of Library Technology Reports, which focuses on intellectual freedom and privacy issues in today’s technology. Articles […]
The IFC/FTRF Issues Briefing at the 2010 ALA Annual Conference features two speakers who will spotlight cutting edge intellectual freedom issues that are raising questions and concerns for libraries today. […]