Intellectual Freedom News 11/12/2021

Intellectual Freedom News


  • SCASL’s Statement on censorship, the Freedom to Read, and in support of School Librarians; “The South Carolina Association of School Librarians (SCASL) upholds the First Amendment rights and Freedom to Read of all our citizens, including students in South Carolina schools. We strongly condemn any form of censorship or removal of books and materials from libraries without following established processes.”
  • Book Challenges in Virginia/November 12, 2021; “As supporters of the intellectual freedom of all people – including students – we are surprised at the vitriol pointed at these titles by some members of your board. We are particularly concerned by the declaration by two of your members that books they disapprove of should be burned, according to The Free Lance-Star, a statement more in keeping with the 1940s than the 2020s.”


Privacy & Cybersecurity

More privacy news is available at the Voices for Privacy blog.

First Amendment, Free Speech, & Civil Liberties


Net Neutrality & Broadband Access

Academic Freedom & Campus Speech

Social Media

Journalism & Media

Information Literacy & Disinformation

International News

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