Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 4 n. 9, September 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
- Brown, Kate. “‘Direct Action Is Our Only Hope’: Anti-Opioid Activist Nan Goldin on Why People Need to Go Offline to Fight for Their Beliefs.” Artnet News, September 4, 2018.
- Deb, Sopan. “Cruising New York’s Waterways This Week: Portraits of Former Refugees.” The New York Times, September 25, 2018.
- Finkel, Jori. “The Getty to Start a Research Center for African-American Art.” The New York Times, September 27, 2018.
- Kishkovsky, Sophia. “Pussy Riot Supporter Pyotr Verzilov in Critical Condition after Suspected Poisoning.” The Art Newspaper, September 13, 2018.
- Kroloff, Reed. “Architecture Is No Longer Just a ‘Gentleman’s Profession.’” The New York Times, September 17, 2018.
- Viverous-Faune, Christian. “Artist Builds Memorial to the 448 Killed in Nicaragua’s Civil Strife.” The Art Newspaper, September 24, 2018.
Copyright, Fair Dealing, & Fair Use
- Finley, Klint. "Europe's New Copyright Law Could Change the Web Worldwide." Wired, September 12, 2018.
- Granados, Nelson. "U.S. And Europe Regulators Make Some Waves Toward Copyright Protection" Forbes, September 19, 2018.
- Harmon, Elliot. "Don’t Make the Register of Copyrights into a Presidential Pawn." Electronic Frontier Foundation, September 25, 2018.
- Rosati, Eleanor. "The EU’s Long Journey Toward 'Banning Memes'." Slate, September 19, 2018.
- Cole, Hannah. "How the New Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Impact the Art World." Hyperallergic, September 24, 2018.
- Halstead, Richard. "Marin Librarian Raises Money for Hurricane-Damaged Library in Puerto Rico." Marin Independent Journal, September 8, 2018.
- Maher, Kevin. "Subcommittee Calls for FY2019 Library Funding Increases." District Dispatch, September 14, 2018.
Image Rights & Reuse
- Schwartz, Barry. "Google Images Algorithm Now Uses Page Authority & Image Placement On A Page." Search Engine Roundtable, September 26, 2018.
- Zhang, Michael. "Google Adds Image Rights Metadata to Photo Search Results." PetaPixel, September 28, 2018.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Associated Press. "California's Tough Net Neutrality Bill Prompts US Lawsuit." The New York Times, September 30, 2018.
- Charles, Ron. "The Board of a West Virginia Library Reverses Decision to Refuse 'Fear.'" The Washington Post, September 14, 2018.
- Charles, Ron. "Do We Really Still Need Banned Books Week?" The Washington Post, September 26, 2018.
- Readers First. "An ALA Response to PRH and a Criticism from RF." Readers First News, September 12, 2018.
- Allen, Nichole. “U.S. Congress Renews $5 Million Open Textbook Pilot For Second Year.” SPARC-News, September 26, 2018.
- Chawla, Dalmeet Singh. “Documentary Puts Lens on the Open-Access Movement Upending Scientific Publishing.” Science, September 4, 2018.
- Else, Holly. “Radical Open-Access Plan Could Spell End to Journal Subscriptions.” Nature, September 4, 2018.
- Gebhart, Gennie. "EFF Opposes Industry Efforts to Have Congress Roll Back State Privacy Protections." Electronic Frontier Foundation, September 24, 2018.
- Hinchliffe, Lisa Janicke. "Privacy in User Research: Can You?" The Scholarly Kitchen, September 5, 2018.
- Ip, Chris. "Who Controls Your Data?" Engadget, September 4, 2018.
- Landgraf, Greg. "Data Collection and Privacy." American Libraries, September 4, 2018.
- Mower, Allyson. "Facial Recognition Surveillance at the Library?" Intellectual Freedom Blog, September 6, 2018.
- Isaac, Mike and Sheera Frenkel. "Facebook Network Is Breached, Putting 50 Million Users’ Data at Risk." The New York Times, September 28, 2018.
- Schneider, Tim and Naomi Rea. "Has Artificial Intelligence Given Us the Next Great Art Movement? Experts Say Slow Down, the 'Field Is in Its Infancy.'" Artnet News, September 25, 2018.
- Herrera, Tim. "Why You Should Tell Your Co-Workers How Much Money You Make." The New York Times, August 31, 2018.
- Staley, Oliver. "A Surprising Way Minorities Are Turned off by Job Postings." Quartz at Work, September 25, 2018.
- Sunkara, Bhaskar. "What’s Your Solution to Fighting Sexism and Racism? Mine Is: Unions." The Guardian, September 1, 2018.
This issue was compiled by Caley Cannon, Serenity Ibsen, Karly Wildenhaus, Lynora Williams, and Michael Wirtz.