[Libs-Or] Rights, Responsibilities & Reactions: Intellectual Freedom News, March 2019

Lisa Taylor lisat at multco.us
Mon Apr 8 19:39:21 PDT 2019


March 2019

Rights, Responsibilities & Reactions

Intellectual Freedom News

Censorship

Trump Administration 'Censorship' Tracker Shows how LGBT Rights and Climate
Change Information is Being Wiped
<https://www.newsweek.com/trump-administration-censorship-tracker-shows-how-lgbt-rights-and-climate-1360336>
Newsweek
With vaccine misinformation, libraries walk a fine line
<https://undark.org/article/libraries-vaccine-misinformation-vaxxed/> Undark
Will Florida legislators make it easier to ban books in schools? We’ll soon
find out.
<http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/2019/03/17/will-florida-legislators-make-it-easier-to-ban-books-in-schools-well-soon-find-out/>

Tampa Bay Times

      Florida School book removal bill overhauled before first committee
stop
<https://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/2019/03/25/florida-school-book-removal-bill-overhauled-before-first-committee-stop/>
 Tampa Bay Times

Radio stations are divided about banning Michael Jackson
<https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/zma8we/radio-stations-are-divided-about-banning-michael-jackson>
Vice

New Jersey lawmakers propose resolution asking schools not to teach
'Huckleberry Finn'
<https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/435060-new-jersey-lawmakers-introduce-resolution-asking-schools-to-stop>


The Hill


Harry Potter books burned by Polish priests alarmed by magic
<https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47771706> BBC News

Wando principal recognized for standing her ground on 'The Hate U Give'
assignment
<https://www.postandcourier.com/news/wando-principal-recognized-for-standing-her-ground-on-the-hate/article_5d5a5980-44d0-11e9-8b72-efc3775d92a9.html>
Post and Courier

Privacy


The government is using the most vulnerable people to test facial
recognition software
<https://slate.com/technology/2019/03/facial-recognition-nist-verification-testing-data-sets-children-immigrants-consent.html>
Slate


Facial recognition's 'dirty little secret': Millions of online photos
scraped without consent
<https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/facial-recognition-s-dirty-little-secret-millions-online-photos-scraped-n981921>
NBC News

How to turn off email trackers
<https://slate.com/technology/2019/03/how-to-turn-off-email-trackers.html>
Slate

(Don't) return to sender: how to protect yourself from email tracking
<https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/01/stop-tracking-my-emails> Electronic
Frontier Foundation


Facebook stored hundreds of millions of user passwords in plain text for
years
<https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/03/facebook-stored-hundreds-of-millions-of-user-passwords-in-plain-text-for-years/>
Krebs
on Security

Kanopy users' streaming data exposed in library leak
<https://pamplinmedia.com/lor/48-news/423622-329102-kanopy-users-streaming-data-exposed-in-library-leak->
Lake
Oswego Review

Report: Kanopy privacy breach reveals which movies members have been
streaming
<https://www.infodocket.com/2019/03/23/report-kanopy-privacy-breach-reveals-which-movies-members-have-been-streaming/>
Library
Journal Info Docket

Diversity

Scholastic biennial survey reveals young readers face challenges in finding
their stories
<http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/press-release/scholastic-biennial-survey-reveals-young-readers-face-challenges-finding-their-stories>
Scholastic

Anne Arundel library board puts 16 LGBTQ, women's health programs 'in limbo'
<https://www.capitalgazette.com/lifestyle/ac-cn-library-pride-0313-story.html>
Capital
Gazette

Access

These tactile books help children with visual impairment
<https://www.thehindu.com/books/these-tactile-books-help-children-with-visual-impairment/article26566353.ece>
The
Hindu

Bill to bring libraries to NYC jails faces opposition from the Corrections
Department
<http://gothamist.com/2019/02/27/nyc_jails_books.php?utm_source=Communications&utm_campaign=e946ef2e29-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_03_01_03_52&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c67d07604c-e946ef2e29-247508497&mc_cid=e946ef2e29&mc_eid=47cc16e3cd>
New
York Public Radio

Boston Public Library’s 78rpm record collection digitized and now freely
available online from the Internet Archive
<https://www.infodocket.com/2019/03/29/boston-public-librarys-78rpm-records-come-to-the-internet-reformatting-the-boston-public-library-sound-archives/>
Library
Journal Info Docket


When a laundromat becomes a library
<https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/when-a-laundromat-becomes-a-library> PBS
News Hour

Net Neutrality

ISPs strike deal with Vermont to suspend state net neutrality law
<https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/03/isps-strike-deal-with-vermont-to-suspend-state-net-neutrality-law/>
Ars
Technica

First Amendment

Here's what Trump's executive order on free speech says
<https://www.chronicle.com/article/here-s-what-trump-s/245943> Chronicle of
Higher Education

Existing libel laws protect the right to speak freely -- for all of us
<https://www.freedomforuminstitute.org/2019/03/21/existing-libel-laws-protect-the-right-to-speak-freely-for-all-of-us/>
 Freedom Forum Institute



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