Many of the bills use very similar language, referencing “unfair trade practices” and “censorship.” Several bills would require social media platforms to warn users of their specific electronic speech transgressions and give violators a grace period to clean up whatever part of their act that would see them banned. Some bills empower the banned to file consumer complaints with state attorneys general or, like Texas’ SB 2373, to file suit.
The privacy act stipulates that individuals retain ownership of the data they transmit electronically and not service providers or software vendors.
By: guest contributor Wanda Huffaker. Utah librarians and their allies successfully campaigned to overturn a decision by the Utah Education Network (UEN) to block access to EBSCO K12 databases for more than 650,000 elementary and high school students in Utah.
May 5, 2016 – Intellectual Freedom and Minors webinar with Chris Crutcher; New Library Privacy Guidelines for Students in K-12 Schools; Looking for Alaska retained in Kentucky; This One Summer banned in Minnesota; Internet Filters and so much more.
Cross-posted on the Freedom to Read Foundation Blog. A final settlement was reached last week in the Davis County, Utah book removal case. In addition to returning the book In […]
Reblogged from Freedom to Read Foundation Blog. Yesterday, the Davis County, Utah, Public School system announced that it would be re-instating the book “In Our Mothers’ House” to school library shelves. While […]