IFAction Round Up May 25-31

Censorship, Privacy

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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/ifactionFor 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 May 25-31, 2012.



FCC explores cellphone privacy

Netflix To Revise Data Retention Practices

Watching Big Brother: Privacy Board Delayed

Bill banning warrantless cellphone tracking clears California Senate

Feds Want Warrantless Spying Loss Overturned, Law Can’t Touch Them

Microsoft Making ‘Do Not Track’ Default for IE 10

EFF asks which tech companies “have your back”

Is Siri Spying On You?



Crackdown on Chinese Bloggers Who Fight the Censors With Puns

Harford County libraries won’t stock ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ and sequels (MD)

Controversial book to return to Brevard public libraries ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ FL

Bay County Considers Book Ban ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ in another FL county

Fort Bend libraries won’t carry ’50 Shades of Grey’ (TX)

Utah school district places book about lesbian moms behind counter



Occupy Wall Street Librarians Sue NYC Officials

U.S. Officials Unified in Fears Of More U.N. Internet Regulation


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