IFAction News Roundup, November 2 — November 8, 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 November 2 – November 8.

Filtering, Censorship, Whistle blowing, Misinformation, Free Press, and Free Speech Articles  

Journalism, Independent and Not

The Conservative Alienation from Journalism

ACLU slams no-fly zone over Ferguson [MO]

District Superintendent Claims 14-Year-Old Student Bullied Her By Using Her Photo In A Criminal Justice Class Project

Activists challenge Los Angeles TV station for using ‘Redskins’ name


Access, the Digital Divide, Net Neutrality, and Intellectual Property Protection Articles

The Doomsday Librarian Preparing Our Reading for the Apocalypse

Can Open Source Help Solve Unemployment?

Picking The Locks: Redefining Copyright Law In The Digital Age [Audio]

IRS provides update to libraries on tax form program

The one Obama nominee that Republicans can get behind


Privacy, Surveillance, Hacking, and Cybersecurity Articles    

An Unprecedented Look at Stuxnet, the World’s First Digital Weapon

Does your phone company track you?

Senate’s flip could ease path to NSA reform

Apple malware affects mostly Chinese users

Secret Cameras Rekindle Privacy Debate at Harvard


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