IFAction Round Up July 30-August 5, 2012


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 July 30-August 5, 2012.


US House to International Telecommunication Union: Hands off the Internet

Libraries dealing with question of filtering the Internet



Court Demands TSA Explain Why It Is Defying Nude Body Scanner Order

Cybersecurity Act fails Senate vote

Related: After defeat of Senate cybersecurity bill, Obama weighs executive-order option

FTC proposes tougher kids privacy rules

Democrat drafts drone privacy bill

Illinois employers can no longer force Facebook password disclosure

5 Online Privacy Intrusions You Don’t Know About, and Should

Class-action lawsuit settlement forces Netflix privacy changes

ACLU tries to track license plate readers

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