privacy: is it time for a revolution?

ala 2008 annual conference, sunday june 29th 1:30-3:00. although it was pretty well attended, this session should have packed a ballroom - it was excellent. intro: should we still care about online privacy? the ala privacy revolution project is partially funded by a grant from the soros foundation to promote discussions about library privacy, motivation... Continue Reading →

overprivileging privacy?

Since the passage of the Patriot Act in 2001 librarians have become increasingly expert at protecting information freedoms from an unprecedented degree of governmental scrutiny - aptly described by K. G. Schneider as "antispeech legislation" in 2002, the Patriot Act was reinstated in 2006 with few revisions. In libraries, privacy is paramount. We offer open... Continue Reading →

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