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 July 6 — July 12, 2014.
Filtering, Censorship, Whistle blowing, Free Press, and Free Speech Articles
Board removes book [The Miseducation of Cameron Post] from summer reading list [Lewes, DE]
Woman Loses Her Job of 24 Years For Giving Very Common Pleasantry to Customers [KY]
Franken: Net neutrality is ‘First Amendment issue of our time’
Google tells music website to censor album covers
Is there a second NSA leaker after Snowden?
Access, the Digital Divide, Net Neutrality, and Intellectual Property Protection Articles
Google’s Growing Silence on Saving Open Internet Leaves Fight to Startups
Dear Secretary Duncan: Net Neutrality is an Education Issue
‘A Threat to Internet Freedom’
Net Neutrality Survey Finds Fast Lane Support
What Do Kansas and Nebraska Have Against Small Libraries?
Privacy, Surveillance, Hacking, and Cybersecurity Articles
Crypto weakness in smart LED lightbulbs exposes Wi-Fi passwords
LAPD Exposes Login To Data Harvesting Software During Interview With CNN
Why Facebook is beating the FBI at facial recognition
Latest Snowden leak: NSA, FBI targeted prominent US Muslims
Richard Clarke on the Future of Privacy: Only the Rich Will Have It