Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 4 n. 2, February 2018
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
- Alami, Aida. “Haunted by Memories of Syrian Torture, Saved by Art.” The New York Times, February 2, 2018.
- Cascone, Sarah. “Artist Jennifer Rubell Wants to Teach People About Consent – By Letting Them Repeatedly Pie Her in the Face.” Artnet News, February 13, 2018.
- Griswold, Eliza. “Mapping the Journeys of Syria’s Artists: What Happens When a Culture Disperses?” The New Yorker, January 28, 2017.
- Goldstein, Carole. “Can Petitions Change the Artworld? Looking at 14 Recent People Power Campaigns and How They Fared.” Artnet News, February 13, 2018.
- Pogrebin, Robin, and Jennifer Schuessler. “Chuck Close Is Accused of Harassment. Should His Artwork Carry and Asterisk?” The New York Times, January 28, 2018.
- Raskin, Laura. “A Trip to the Museum for Convincing Americans About Climate Change.” The Atlantic, February 5, 2018.
Copyright, Fair Dealing, & Fair Use
- Canadian Federation of Library Associations. CFLA-FCAB has released position statements on Fair Dealing; Protecting Copyright Exceptions from Contract Override, and Technological Protection Measures. Accessed February 20, 2018.
- Nazer, Daniel. "Federal Judge Says Embedding a Tweet Can Be Copyright Infringement." Electronic Frontier Foundation, February 15, 2018.
- Nazer, Daniel. "Fair Use Overcomes Chrysler's Bogus Copyright Notice." Electronic Frontier Foundation, February 5, 2018.
Image Rights & Reuse
- Kinsella, Eileen. "Decrying Real Estate Developer’s ‘Insolence,’ Judge Awards Street Artists $6.7 Million in Landmark 5Pointz Case." ArtNet News, February 12, 2018
- Garreffa, Nirvana. "Google's Image Search Attempts to Reduce Copyright Infringement." Hypebeast, February 18, 2018.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Jamison, Andrea. "Prison Book Bans: A Matter of Safety or Concern." Intellectual Freedom Blog, February 22, 2018.
- Regan, Sheila. "Body Positive Art Exhibit Censored for Female Nudity." City Pages, February 17, 2018.
- Jamison, Andrea. "Intellectual Freedom: Where Do We Draw the Line?" Intellectual Freedom Blog, February 19, 2018.
- Bode, Karl. "The FCC Officially Published Its Net Neutrality Repeal ... Now the Lawsuits Begin." Motherboard, February 23, 2018.
- Brandom, Russell. "Chrome Will Mark All HTTP Sites As ‘Not Secure’ Starting in July." The Verge, February 8, 2018.
- Gross, Terry. "With Closed-Circuit TV, Satellites And Phones, Millions Of Cameras Are Watching." Fresh Air, National Public Radio, February 8, 2018.
- Singer, Natasha. "How Companies Scour Our Digital Lives for Clues to Our Health." The New York Times, February 25, 2018.
- Reyburn, Scott. “Can Digital Technology Open Up the Art World?” The New York Times. January 26, 2018.
- Yurieff, Kaya. “Crypto-Artwork of a Rose Sells for $1 Million.” CNN Tech. February 14, 2018.
- Grant Opportunity (Knight Foundation): How Might Cultural Institutions Use Technology to Connect People to the Arts?
- Sydell, Laura. "An Artist Sees Data So Powerful It Can Help Us Pick Better Friends." All Things Considered, National Public Radio, February 25, 2018.
This issue was compiled by Caley Cannon, Sara DeWaay, Serenity Ibsen, and Mary Kandiuk.