IF Action Round Up August 6-12, 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 August 6 – 12, 2012.


Data sharing notices should specify existing privacy preferences

The Caucus: The Troubled Life of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

Google fined over Safari cookie privacy row

Related: Can Google be trusted?

Proposed Privacy Law Demands Court Warrants for Cloud Data

NYPD, Microsoft Launch All-Seeing “Domain Awareness System” With Real-Time CCTV, License Plate Monitoring [Updated]

Detailed Parking Tickets Breach Personal Privacy, Appeals Court Says

Microsoft sticks to its guns, keeps Do Not Track on by default in IE10



Libraries dealing with question of filtering the Internet


Privacy and Free Speech

State of the First Amendment 2012 Report

Facebook, ACLU: ‘Likes’ are protected speech

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