Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 3 n. 11, November 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.
- Stay tuned! The December issue will be a special on Net Neutrality.
Art, Activism, & Social Justice
- Boucher, Brian. “How One Artist Turned a Wrongful Conviction and A Prison Sentence Into Powerful Performance Art.” Artnet News, November 13, 2017.
- Cascone, Sarah. “Artist Mark Bradford Unveils His Largest Work Yet, A Civil War Cyclorama at the Hirshhorn.” Artnet News, November 9, 2017.
- Cascone, Sarah. “From Suffrage to the Women’s March, A New Exhibition Celebrates 100 Years of New York Women in Politics.” Artnet News, October 25, 2017.
- Cascone, Sarah. “Students Rally to Remove a Thomas Hart Benton Mural Depicting the KKK at Indiana University.” Artnet News, October 31, 2017.
- Donadio, Rachel. “Listing the Dead.” The Atlantic, November 18, 2017.
- Hammoudi, Jazia. “The Merits of ‘Freedom Dreaming’ and Other Takeaways From the Brooklyn Museum’s First-Ever Conference on Art and Social Justice.” Artnet News, October 23, 2017.
- King, Elizabeth. “The Group Brining LED Light To Activism.” Pacific Standard, November 9, 2017.
- Movius, Lisa. “Photographer Lu Guang Reveals How China’s Love of Bloodwood Is Destroying African Forests.” The Art Newspaper, November 24, 2017.
- O’Neill, Josh. “Egypt’s Cartoonists Are Drawing a Lost Revolution.” The Atlantic, November 20, 2017.
Copyright, Fair Dealing, & Fair Use
- Kinsella, Eileen. "In a Surprise Verdict, Jury Says Developer Broke the Law by Whitewashing 5Pointz Graffiti Mecca." Artnet, November 8, 2017.
- Rosenberg, Carol. "After Years of Letting Captives Own Their Artwork, Pentagon Calls It U.S. Property. And May Burn It." Miami Herald, November 16, 2017.
- Schultz, Aurelia J. "Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions in the International Arena." US Copyright Blog, November 2, 2017.
- Shaw, Anny. "Art Basel Reaches Out of Court Settlement with Adidas." The Art Newspaper, November 27, 2017.
- Vollmer, Timothy. "Trade Negotiators: Follow These Rules to Protect Creativity, Access to Knowledge, Users’ Rights." Creative Commons, November 15, 2017.
Image Rights & Reuse
- MacQuistin, Ivan. "UK Museums' Right to Charge Image Fees Is Called into Question." The Art Newspaper, November 28, 2017.
- Parry, Ryan. "Charles Manson's 'Son' Fles ANOTHER Will from The Serial Killer – Opening Legal Battle over Potential to Make Millions from His Art and Image Rights." Daily Mail UK, November 29, 2017.
- IMLS. "Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) Program Accepting Applications through Feb. 1." Institute of Museum and Library Services, November 21, 2017.
- Jerome Foundation. "The Imperative for Change: a Letter from the Racial Equity Funders Collaborative." Jerome Foundation News, November 6, 2017.
- Lynch, Robert L. "Americans for the Arts Issues Statement in Response to Proposed Funding of $150 Million to NEA, NEH." Americans for the Arts, November 21, 2017.
- Lufkin, Martha. "How Trump's New Tax Plan Could Affect the Art World." The Art Newspaper, November 28, 2017.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Diaz, Eleanor and James LaRue. "50 Years of Intellectual Freedom: The Office of Intellectual Freedom Celebrates Its History." American Libraries, November 1, 2017.
- Lechtenberg, Kate. "Teach the Talk, Don't Ban the Book." Intellectual Freedom Blog, Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association,November 9, 2017.
- Trimble, Lynn. "Gilbert Library Won't Reinstate Drag Storytime - Despite Petition." Phoenix New Times, November 17, 2017.
- University of Illinois iSchool. "2017 Downs Intellectual Freedom Award given to the Kansas City Public Library." University of Illinois iSchool, November 28, 2017.
- Fox Rubin, Ben. "Amazon Key's Big Privacy Test is Now in Your Hands." CNet, November 7, 2017.
- Lyons, Siobhan. "You May Be Sick of Worrying About Online Privacy, but ‘Surveillance Apathy’ Is Also a Problem." The Conversation, November 7, 2017.
- Shankar, Bradly. "Canada’s Privacy Commissioner Says Schools Should Prioritize Privacy Education." BetaKit, November 10, 2017.
- Chhabra, Sameer. "Canada’s Privacy Watchdog Publishes Research Paper on Privacy Enhancing Technologies." MobileSyrup, November 16, 2017.
- Washington Post Live. "Transcript: Cybersecurity – Personal Privacy in a Digital." The Washington Post, November 8, 2017.
- Demirjian, Karoun and Ellen Nakashima. "Senate Bill Would Impose New Privacy Limits on Accessing NSA’s Surveillance Data." The Washington Post, November 17, 2017.
- Bennett, Isabel. “Artist’s 'Sexual' Robin Redbreast Christmas Cards Banned by Facebook.” The Guardian, November 12, 2017.
- Morehart, Phil. “Technology at the Forefront of Education.” American Libraries, November 13, 2017.
- Sokolowsky, Jennifer. “Art in the Instagram Age: How Social Media is Shaping Art and How You Experience It.” The Seattle Times, November 16, 2017.
- Doubeck, James. "Government Outlines When It Will Disclose or Exploit Software Vulnerabilities." All Tech Considered, National Public Radio, November 17, 2017.
This issue was compiled by Caley Cannon, Sara DeWaay, Serenity Ibsen, Mary Kandiuk, and Lynora Williams.