Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 3 n. 8, August 2017
Public Policy Committee News Alerts support the committee's mission to monitor public policy issues and keep the ARLIS/NA membership informed. The monthly alerts are intended to be conversation starters, help members keep up on public policy issues, and alert members to new developments. Previous issues can be found at https://arlisna.org/news/public-policy-news-alerts.
Art, Activism, & Social Justice
- Cotter, Holland. “Glen Ligon Rethinks the Color Line.” The New York Times, August 10, 2017.
- Heaphy, Edmund and Melissa Eddy. “In Protest, Artist in Germany Re-Purposes Hate Speech from Twitter.” The New York Times, August 9, 2017.
- Pogrebin, Robin. “16 Members of White House Arts Committee Resign to Protest Trump.” New York Times, August 18, 2017.
- Pogrebin, Robin. “It’s a Diverse City but Most Big Museum Board Directors are Strikingly White.” The New York Times, August 22, 2017.
- Pogrebin, Robin and Sopan Deb. “Trump Aside: Artists and Preservationists Debate the Rush to Topple Statues.” The New York Times, August 18, 2017.
- “Resistance Art to See in New York City.” The New Yorker, August 16, 2017.
- Sayej, Nadja. “The Rise in Art Protests: How the Gallery Became a New Battleground.” The Guardian, August 1, 2017.
- Scher, Robin. “Brooklyn Museum Partners with Equal Justice Initiative to Survey ‘The Legacy of Lynching.” ArtNews, July 25, 2017.
- Sheets, Hilarie M. “In an Unused Harlem Church, a Towering Work of a ‘Genius.” The New York Times, August 3, 2017.
Copyright, Fair Dealing, & Fair Use
- Graves, Franklin. "YouTubers Ethan And Hila Klein Win Copyright Case, Court Says h3h3Productions’ Use Of Video Is Fair Use." TubeFilter, August 23, 2017.
- Hall, Alison. "65th Anniversary of the First Copyrighted Choreography—Although Not Copyrighted As Choreography."Library of Congress Copyright Office Blog, August 16, 2017.
- Panday, Jyoti. "Will TPP-11 Nations Escape the Copyright Trap?" Electronic Frontier Foundation, August 23, 2017.
- Brown, Isaac. "NEA Budget Approved in Committee, Awaits Further Action." NASAA Notes, August 2017.
- Institute of Museum and Library Services. "IMLS Director Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew Announces Key Appointment to Agency's Leadership Team." IMLS News and Events, August 23, 2017.
- Institute of Museum and Library Services. "Native American and Hawaiian Communities to Receive $4 Million in Federal Support for Library Services." IMLS News and Events, August 23, 2017.
Image Rights & Reuse
- Meiselman, Jessica. "How Jeff Koons, 8 Puppies, and a Lawsuit Changed Artists’ Right to Copy." Artsy, August 14, 2017.
- Stinson, Elizabeth. "Stock Photo Companies Randomize their Watermarks to Foil Google's Clever Algorithm." Wired,August 24, 2017.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Fister, Barbara. "Beyond Ignorance: How Can Libraries Enact Their Values in the Wake of Charlottesville? Can We Impart Those Values to Our Students?" Inside Higher Ed, August 17, 2017.
- Hutchful, Abena. "School Official Calls for Kite Runner's Removal from Indianapolis Classroom." National Coalition Against Censorship, August 18, 2017.
- The Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association. "Intellectual Freedom News - 8/18/2017."Intellectual Freedom Blog, August 18, 2017.
- Kelley, Debbie. "Book Banning in Academy School District 20: Censorship or Diligence?" Colorado Springs Gazette, July 26, 2017
- Wright, Amie. "Comics in the Classroom: Beyond Maus and Persepolis." American Libraries, July 28, 2017.
- Howard, Jennifer. "Whatever Happened to Google's Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books?" EdSurge, August 10, 2017.
- Rathi, Akshat. "Soon, Nobody Will Read Academic Journals Illegally, Because the Studies worth Reading Will Be Free." Quartz, August 9, 2017.
- Leetaru, Kalev. "The Internet Made Information Free: Now It Has Come For Academic Research." Forbes, July 31, 2017.
- Vogel, Gretchen and Kai Kupferschmidt. "A Bold Open-Access Push in Germany Could Change the Future of Academic Publishing." Science, August 23, 2017.
- Solly, Meilan. "This Taiwanese Museum Just Digitized Its Massive Collection of Chinese Art." Smithsonian.com, August 7, 2017.
- Eisgrau, Adam. "Email Privacy Protection Measures Introduced in Senate." District Dispatch, July 28, 2017.
- Brookshire, Bethany. "On Social Media, Privacy Is No Longer a Personal Choice." Science News, August 24, 2017.
- Silverman, Lauren. "Turning to VPNs for Online Privacy? You Might Be Putting Your Data at Risk." All Things Considered, August 17, 2017.
- "Surveillance Tech Designed for Terrorists Is Being Used on Immigrants." Latino USA, August 25, 2017.
- Aitken, Roger. “How Blockchain Technology Is 'Disrupting' the Art Economy as We Know It.” Forbes, August 17, 2017.
- “Hyundai Motor Connects Art and Technology Through Pioneering Neuroscience Concept with LACMA.” Automotive World, August 21, 2017.
- Kahn, Jeremy. “You Can Be Forgotten Online, But Not in the British Library.” Bloomberg, August 20, 2017.
This issue was compiled by Caley Cannon, Sara DeWaay, Serenity Ibsen, Mary Kandiuk, and Lynora Williams.