First Amendment Rodeo 5/24-6/13/11

Censorship, Computers, PATRIOT Act, Privacy, Technology, Uncategorized

Privacy/Patriot Act
Dem Senator: Allow Patriot Act to expire

Privacy F.B.I. Agents Get Leeway to Push Privacy Bounds

Freedom of Speech
Clermont library rooms reopen to religious groups
United Nations Declares Internet Access a Basic Human Right

See also:
The Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression A Federal Study Finds That Local Reporting Has Waned
Tennessee law bans posting images that “cause emotional distress”
Shhh! No Opinions in the Library!!

Parents want Findley’s The Wars banned from school
Darkness Too Visible
See Responses
Laurie Halse Anderson
Hammervision (Chicago)
Kid Lit World Responds to WSJ Attack on YA Fiction
Book choices likely to be school board election topic
Sherman Alexie: Why the Best Kids Books Are Written In Blood

ACLU warns school district over web filtering
U.S. Underwrites Internet Detour Around Censors