ALA’s OIF has begun publication of a new journal, the Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy (JIFP). It replaces and expands the Newsletter on Intellectual Freedom (NIF). The table of … Read more New from ALA: Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy
Information Ethics Roundtable 2015 University of Wisconsin Madison April 9th & 10th Theme: Transparency and Secrecy Information and the CFP here…
Some people from Radical Reference have put together a zine with anti-surveillance resources for the discerning library worker-slash-activist. (Full title: We Are All Suspects: A Guide for People Navigating the … Read more A Guide for People Navigating the Expanded Powers of Surveillance in the 21st Century
Chitra Ganesh and Mariam Ghani are artists, archivists, and activists. Both have been involved in immigration rights activism, especially after 9/11, and they created the shifting exhibition Index of the Disappeared, … Read more Radical Archives and Index of the Disappeared
Journalism students at the University of Missouri have published a very important report on book censorship in Missouri. It makes for chilling, but necessary reading. Take a look here.
Here is a scary if unsurprising bit of news: a report in PC world on a recent study by Christopher Soghoian: “US Police Increasingly Peeping at E-mail, Instant Messages.” Soghoian’s … Read more And our privacy quietly erodes as state power grows
I blog about tech stuff only very rarely, but this is something I really want to share. If you’re at all concerned about online privacy, you will want to know … Read more Tracking Cookie Opt-Out (Behavioral Advertising)
Media in Transition 6: stone and papyrus, storage and transmission International Conference April 24-26, 2009 Massachusetts Institute of Technology CALL FOR PAPERS (MIT site) In his seminal essay “The Bias … Read more Call for papers: Media in Transition 6: stone and papyrus, storage and transmission