Tag: District Dispatch
Intellectual Freedom News 1/13/17
January 13, 2017 – All Douglas County libraries (OR) to close, Email Privacy Act, and a fond farewell to Nat Hentoff.
Standing for IF when you’re in the room
Discussing intellectual freedom is a gift. Having the time to consider options and weigh exactly how a decision is going to play out is a gift. And it’s one of that often times, libraries simply don’t believe that they have the luxury of giving themselves. With staff stretched so thin, with money so tight, with so many programs going on, and with so little time in the day, many days (heck, many months) the goal is simply making it through while providing good service to the communities we serve.
House hearing held on stopping warrantless searches in the cloud
by Mack Freeman This week, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on reforming the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA). The ECPA is a federal law that controls how the […]
Congress Prepares to Vote on CISA, the Flawed Cybersecurity Bill
By Adam Eisgrau Cross-posted from District Dispatch It’s baaaaa-aaaack! S. 754, the often and aptly tagged “zombie” Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (CISA) reemerged this month in the Senate […]