IFAction News Round Up February 3-9, 2012

Censorship, General Interest, International issues, Privacy, Uncategorized

OIF sponsors 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 February 2-9, 2012.


Over 3 years later, “deleted” Facebook photos are still online

News Analysis:  Should Personal Data Be Personal? 

National worker ID card a bad idea, says UC Berkeley study

Path deletes contact data, updates app

Congress Welcomes the Drones

Google to Pay Users to Track Their Movements Online

Federal court expedites case on Google privacy policies



Google, Facebook remove content as India threatens lawsuits for offending religious sentiments

Ban on same-sex stories in romance competition causes outcry



Why an International Trade Agreement Could Be as Bad as SOPA

Op-Ed Columnist:  Steal This Column 

FCC Commissioning New Study on Information Needs of Public

Open access journals: are we asking the right questions?

New bill would make open access to federal research mandatory


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