Posts Tagged as ‘Internet filtering’

March 28, 2014

“404 Day” next Friday: EFF sponsoring teach-in on internet filtering in libraries

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 the Children’s Internet Protection Act.  OIF Deputy Director Deborah Caldwell-Stone will join Sarah Houghton (San Rafael Public Library/Librarian in Black blog) and Chris Peterson (MIT’s Center […]

November 6, 2013

OIF provides tips for libraries under fire

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 ‘all the right things’ pay a price for their excellence through uncivil attacks and attempts to dismantle their work,” Barbara Jones, director of ALA’s Office […]

January 6, 2012

IFAction News Roundup, January 1 – 5

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 Throws Privacy Out the Window Daniel Solove: Student Privacy in Peril: Massive Data Gathering With Inadequate Privacy and Security First Amendment Rights Judge Rules ‘Uncomfortable’ […]

December 16, 2010

New Library Technology Reports issue focuses on intellectual freedom and privacy

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 include: ·    Libraries, Technology, and the Culture of Privacy by OIF Director Barbara M. Jones ·    User-Generated Content by Eli Neiburger ·    Internet Filtering by Sarah Houghton-Jan ·   […]

June 15, 2010

IFC/FTRF Issues Briefing Tackles Meeting Rooms, Internet Filtering, and Organized Challenges

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. Theresa Chmara, general counsel for the Freedom to Read Foundation and a faculty member for ALA’s acclaimed Lawyers for Libraries and Law for Librarians programs, […]