The Office for Intellectual Freedom sponsors IFAction, an email list for those who would like updated information on news affecting intellectual freedom, censorship, privacy, access to information, and more. Click here to subscribe to this list. For an archive of all list postings since 1996, visit the IF Action archive. Below is a sample of articles from May 25 — May 31, 2014.
Filtering, Censorship, Whistle blowing, Free Press, and Free Speech Articles
House Approves Amendment To Protect Journalists From Revealing Sources
Appeals Court Reaffirms The Public Has The Right To Record The Police, Except For All The Times When It Doesn’t
Facebook may soon open up for kids under-13 with parental supervision
U. of Oregon’s New Academic-Freedom Policy Protects Students and Staff
NSA Releases Snowden Email, Says He Raised No Concerns About Spying
Access, the Digital Divide, Net Neutrality, and Intellectual Property Protection Articles
How to Build a Kinder Web for the Transgender Community
Court Approves F.C.C. Plan to Subsidize Rural Broadband Service
3 must-knows about teachers and copyright
Skype to get ‘real-time’ translator
5 ways Maya Angelou influenced education
Privacy, Surveillance, Hacking, and Cybersecurity Articles
Germany Mulls Arbitration for Web ‘Right to Be Forgotten’
Could our behaviour be turned into a password?
Google will take requests to scrub embarrassing search results. But it won’t help U.S. users.
Yoder: Agencies seizing emails is ‘much worse’ than NSA spying
59% of U.S. Internet Users Know Smart Devices Can Collect Information About Their Personal Activities