IFAction News Round Up, January 13-25, 2012
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Tucson book removal: Rejected in Tucson
Related: Hispanic Caucus Letter to Dept. of Education Calling for Civil Rights Investigation
Bills Aimed at Undermining Teaching of Evolution Filed in Four States
Plymouth-Canton committee takes ‘Beloved’ off the hook
Petition to Indian PM Seeks to ‘Unban’ Rushdie Book
OK, So SOPA And PIPA Are Both On Hold: Where Do We Go From Here?
Related: Amidst SOPA, PIPA Blackouts, Issa Introduces Rival OPEN Act
Justices leave questions on online student speech unanswered
You Can’t Read This Book: why libel tourists love London
Homeland Security watches Twitter, social media
Google announces privacy changes across products; users can’t opt out
Europe Weighs Tough Law on Online Privacy
Opinion: Do Drones Undermine Democracy?
Justices Say GPS Tracker Violated Privacy Rights
Related: SCOTUS GPS Ruling
Who Owns Government-Funded Research Papers?
U.S. appeals court says sex offenders have right to libraries