IFAction Round Up, March 19-22, 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 March 19-22, 2012.


Three books at heart of investigation in Schofield teacher’s administrative leave

Related: Police Drop Criminal Investigation into Middle School Teacher Who Read ‘Ender’s Game’ in Class

Complaint about book in Rochester schools will have to be refiled

After Massacre, Army Tried to Delete Accused Shooter From the Internet


Opposition Grows to Obama’s Refusal to Reveal Secret Patriot Act Powers

FBI Still Struggling With Supreme Court’s GPS Ruling

NSA Chief Denies, Denies, Denies Wired’s Domestic Spying Story

Supreme Court Will Not Review Ruling Upholding Federal Arrestee DNA Law

Big Brother on campus

Resume, references, password: Some employers ask job seekers to share their Facebook logins

Related: Senator: Ban bosses from asking for Facebook passwords

Border electronics search case to be re-heard

Facebook Changes Privacy Policy Again


Video games scrutinized, new bill seeks “violent” warning labels

Wyden Amendments to House’s JOBS Act Would Halt ACTA, Force TPP Transparency

Occupy Wall Street Library Confiscated in Union Square

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