IFAction News Round Up, January 13-25, 2012

Censorship, General Interest, Office for Intellectual Freedom, Privacy, Technology

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 January 13-25, 2012.


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

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