IFAction Round Up April 27-May 3, 2012

Censorship, Privacy

OIF sponsors IFAction, an email list for those who would like updated information on news affecting intellectual freedom, censorship, privacy, access to information, and more. To subscribe to this list, visit http://lists.ala.org/wws/subscribe/ifaction. For an archive of all postings to the list since 1996, visit http://lists.ala.org/wws/arc/ifaction. Below is a sample of articles from April 27-May 3, 2012.


How the National Security Agency has gone rogue

Bits: Companies Raise Concerns Over Google Drive’s Privacy Protections 

FBI Workaround For Private Companies To Share Info With Law Enforcement Without CISPA
Related:  Insanity: CISPA Just Got Way Worse, And Then Passed On Rushed Vote

Obama order allows sanctions for using technology to violate human rights 

Social Media Rules Limit New York Student-Teacher Contact

Cybersecurity Legislation and Common Sense — Still Waiting for the Two to Meet

An Intentional Mistake: The Anatomy of Google’s Wi-Fi Sniffing Debacle

California Location Privacy bill moves to full Senate vote

Engel Introduces Bill to Protect Student Privacy

How to Muddy Your Tracks on the Internet 

Wireless Carriers Who Aid Police Are Asked for Data 


Portland high schools take byte out of laptop use at home (ME)

Consumer groups say police should never be allowed to black out cellphone service



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