IFAction News Roundup, January 11 — January 17, 2015


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 January 11 – January 17.

Filtering, Censorship, Whistle blowing, Misinformation, Cyber Threats/Bullying, Free Press, and Free Speech Articles  

EU response to free speech killings? More internet censorship

Facebook restricts violent video clips and photos

ACLU joins fight over Pennsylvania law curbing inmate speech

Arizona’s Mexican-American Studies Ban Questioned By Appeals Judges

[Foundation for Individual Rights in Education] Endorses University of Chicago’s New Free Speech

Access, Corporate/Government Secrecy, the Digital Divide, Net Neutrality, and Intellectual Property Protection Articles

Facebook Will Push Amber Alerts to Users’ News Feeds

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on Community Broadband

National Broadband Policies: Brought to You by Cities

Republican bill: Net neutrality protections without reclassifying broadband

Republican net neutrality bill would gut FCC’s authority over broadband

Privacy, Surveillance, Hacking, and Cybersecurity Articles    

President Obama just made a big privacy announcement. Here’s what you need to know.

Remarks by the President at the Federal Trade Commission

FACT SHEET: Safeguarding American Consumers & Families

Apparent Islamic State backers hack U.S. military Twitter feed

F.B.I. Is Broadening Surveillance Role, Report Shows

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