IFAction News Roundup, November 23 — November 29, 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 23 – November 29.

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

Do Online Death Threats Count as Free Speech?

President Obama on Ferguson Decision: ‘The Media is Going to Have a Responsibility As Well’

A Tyranny of Silence: One Journalist’s Battle Against Modern-Day Restrictions on Free Speech

‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Should Apply Worldwide, E.U. Panel Says

Library Tosses My Book, “God Less America” [Cordova, AK]


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

What Internet Users Know about Technology and the Web

Wikipedia’s ‘complicated’ relationship with net neutrality

The Universal Internet: Obama’s plan for net neutrality makes perfect sense

Obama’s Net-Neutrality Plan Could Mean New Internet Fees

Ferguson library sees donations roll in


Privacy, Surveillance, Hacking, and Cybersecurity Articles    

What a Privacy Activist Turned Top Whited House Adviser Thinks About Cybersecurity

Anonymous messaging app scores big funding

Uber ignites new privacy fight

NSA Chief Warns Of Pending Cyberattack… Which He Wants To Make Easier With Backdoors

Is the government spying on you? Find out


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