IFAction News Roundup, August 31 — September 6, 2014
The Office for Intellectual Freedom sponsors IFAction, an email list for those who would like updated information on news affecting intellectual freedom, censorship, privacy, access to information, and more. Click here to subscribe to this list. For an archive of all list postings since 1996, visit the IF Action archive. Below is a sample of articles from August 31 — September 6, 2014.
Filtering, Censorship, Whistle blowing, Free Press, and Free Speech Articles
Incarcerated For Writing Science Fiction [Dorchester County, MD]
Is it time to end media blackouts?
The Long Tail of the Arab Digital Spring
Texas Religious Leaders Try To Get Public Libraries To Ban Vampire Books For Them
Should Libraries Stock Anti-Gay Books?
Access, the Digital Divide, Net Neutrality, and Intellectual Property Protection Articles
How McDonald’s and Corporate America are Bringing Internet Access to Rural America
With wireless competition heating up, time to thank the FCC
Librarians Are A Luxury Chicago Public Schools Can’t Afford [Audio]
Broadband and the future of learning
Big tech companies plan “Internet Slowdown” to fight for net neutrality
Privacy, Surveillance, Hacking, and Cybersecurity Articles
Teens Are Waging a Privacy War on the Internet – Why Marketers Should Listen
Celebrity hacks: How to protect yourself in the cloud
Mysterious Phony Cell Towers Could Be Intercepting Your Calls
First US appeals court hears argument to shut down NSA database
Appeals Court Will Reconsider Ruling on Cellphone Tracking