PPC/NA, v. 1, n. 6, November 2015
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. The news for November 2015 follows:
- Library Copyright Alliance. “LCA Pleased Librarian of Congress Expands Film Clip Exemption.” October 27, 2015.
- Peet, Lisa. "U.S. Appeals Court Rules Google Book Scanning Is Fair Use." Library Journal, October 19, 2015.
- Favignano, Megan. “Library Seeks Input From Students, Faculty After Fee Fails.” Columbia Daily Tribune, November 19, 2015.
- Institute of Museum and Library Services. Museums, Libraries, and Comprehensive Initiatives: A First Look at Emerging Experience. November 19, 2015.
- Letter from ALA and Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA) to House and Senate Subcommittees on LHHS Appropriations Urging Them to Restore LSTA to Pre-Sequester Levels. November 19, 2015.
- Stubbs, Ryan and Henry Clapp. “Public Funding for the Arts: 2015 Update.” GIA Reader, 26.3 (Fall 2015). November 19, 2015.
Image Rights & Fair Use
- Aufderheide, Patricia. “Museums Put Fair Use to Work.” CMSI Blog, November 18, 2015
- Gareth Harris. “Tuymans and Photographer Reach Amicable Agreement in Copyright Case: The Legal Case Raised Copyright Concerns about an Artist’s Right to Use News Pictures.” The Art Newspaper, October 1, 2015.
Intellectual Freedom, Access to Information
- Inouye, Alan. "ALA Discusses Intellectual Property Enforcement." District Dispatch, October 14, 2015.
- "The Canadian Library Association Releases New Statement on Intellectual Freedom and Libraries." Canadian Library Association, November 17, 2015.
- Also see IFLA’s list “Intellectual Freedom Statements by Others.”
- Cannell, Michael. "New Online Openness Lets Museums Share Works With the World." New York Times, October 27, 2015.
- Greenberg, Julia. "Editors of the Journal Lingua Protest--Quit in Battle for Open Access." Wired, November 5, 2015.
- Skallerup Bessette, Lee. "Introducing Open Library of the Humanities." Chronicle of Higher Education, November 10, 2015.
- Eisgrau, Adam. "Vote on CISA, Flawed Cybersecurity Bill, Imminent." District Dispatch, October 23, 2015.
- Eisgrau, Adam. "Senate Passes CISA: Negotiations with House Next." District Dispatch, October 28, 2015.
- Akturk, Aylin and Jeremy Malcolm. "Unintendeed Condequences, European-Style: How the New EU Data Protection Regulation will be Misused to Censor Speech." Electronic Frontier Foundation, November 20, 2015.
Technology and Telecommunications
- Brodkin, John. “Why Europe’s Net Neutrality Plan is More Controversial than US Rules.” Ars Technica. October 26, 2015.
- Finley, Klint. “T-Mobile’s Unlimited Video Raises Net Neutrality Concerns.” Wired. November 10, 2015.
- Finley, Klint. “Comcast May Have Found a Major Net Neutrality Loophole.” Wired. November 20, 2015.
- McCabe, David. “GOP: Spare Small Internet Providers From Some Neutrality Regs.” The Hill. November 23, 2015.
- Scott, Mark. “Data Transfer Pact Between U.S. and Europe Is Ruled Invalid.” New York Times, October 6, 2015.