IF Action Round Up, April 20-26, 2012

Censorship, Privacy

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 April 20-26, 2012.

Netflix hires more lobbyists for push on video rental law
Watching Every Click You Make
Judge: DA can subpoena NYC Occupy protester’s tweets
Facebook apps rated on privacy protection
Big Data age puts privacy in question as information becomes currency
Mobile Carriers Lobby Against Cellphone Location Privacy Bill
Lawmakers question FAA on privacy protections around drone use
Privacy experts warn that new car black box bill doesn’t go far enough
Privacy group wants un-redacted report on Google Wi-Fi snooping
Bits: Tomorrow’s Privacy Struggles, On Display Today 

House Passes Controversial Cybersecurity Measure CISPA
House weighs changes to cybersecurity bill after veto threat
House set to revise CISPA language to add more privacy protection

Family wants book tossed (VA, Feed by M.T. Anderson)
Appleton (WI) school board rejects changes to reading curriculum
When Can Faculty Show Porn?
Art censorship stifles speech (CO)
Alabama bans Michigan’s Dirty Bastard beer over name
‘The Dirty Cowboy’ author: Book ban ‘ridiculous’ (PA)

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