[Libs-Or] Rights, Responsibilities & Reactions: Intellectual Freedom News - October 2018

Lisa TAYLOR lisat at multco.us
Sat Nov 3 17:25:45 PDT 2018


October 2018

Rights, Responsibilities & Reactions

Intellectual Freedom News


Censorship

EBSCO restored to K-12 schools after complaints of obscene material
<https://kutv.com/news/beyond-the-books/ebsco-services-restored-to-k-12-schools>
 KTUV
Education is not pornography ALA <https://www.oif.ala.org/oif/?p=16002>
Intellectual Freedom blog

Iowa library flooded with donations after man burns LGBTQ children's books
on camera
<https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/414071-iowa-library-flooded-with-donations-of-books-money-after-man>
The Hill

Iowa religious activist burns LGBTQ library books in protest
<https://siouxcityjournal.com/news/local/nw-iowa-religious-activist-burns-lgbtq-library-books-in-protest/article_0ae4c328-5814-5674-bb8d-6120a9a7d020.html>
Sioux City Journal

Mississippi jail censors everything except the Bible
<http://cbldf.org/2018/10/mississippi-jail-censors-everything-except-the-bible/>
CLBDF

The Things They Carried -- A challenge in Utah
<https://www.oif.ala.org/oif/?p=15871> ALA, Intellectual Freedom Blog

From Orwell to 'Little Mermaid', Kuwait steps up book banning
<https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/01/world/middleeast/kuwait-ban-books.html>
 New York Times

Group sues Houston Public Library over ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’
<https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/412456-group-sues-houston-public-library-over-drag-queen-story-hour>
The Hill

Nepal's solution to more rape cases?  Ban pornography
<https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/12/world/asia/nepal-porn-ban-sex-rape-sexual-assault.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FCensorship&action=click&contentCollection=timestopics&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=2&pgtype=collection>
 New York Times

Privacy

Senators call for Federal investigation of children's apps
<https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/03/technology/kids-apps-federal-investigation.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FPrivacy&action=click&contentCollection=timestopics&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=3&pgtype=collection>
New
York Times

Amazon patents Alexa to tell if you're sick, depressed and sell you meds
<https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/10/amazon-patents-alexa-tech-to-tell-if-youre-sick-depressed-and-sell-you-meds/>
 Ars Technica

Senators to Google: Why didn’t you disclose Google+ vulnerability sooner?
<https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/10/senators-to-google-why-didnt-you-disclose-google-vulnerability-sooner/>
 Ars Technica

First Amendment

Immigrants’ First Amendment rights at stake as the Second Circuit Hears
Ragbir case
<https://www.justsecurity.org/61251/immigrants-amendment-rights-stake-circuit-hears-ragbir-case/>
Just Security

ICE sued for First Amendment violations
<https://www.jurist.org/news/2018/10/ice-sued-for-first-amendment-violations/>
The
Jurist

In chaotic era, conference aims to amplify US 1st Amendment
<https://www.voanews.com/a/first-amendment-free-speech-conference/4626125.html>
Voice of America/Associated Press


Is social media a detriment to free speech? Experts at First Amendment
conference weigh in
<http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2018/10/21/national-conference-on-the-first-amendment-duquesne-university/stories/201810210179>
Pittsburgh Post Gazette


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*Lisa Taylor, MLIS*
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Multnomah County Library
Central Library
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