PPC News Alert, v.2, n.4, April 2016
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 April 2016 follows:
Fair Use & Image Rights
- Macklin, Lisa. "Fair Use is the Lifeblood of Academia." IO: In the Open, April 7, 2016.
- Steinhauer, Jillian. "Swedish Supreme Court Rules against Wikimedia for Database of Public Art Photos." Hyperallergic, April 5, 2016.
- Sutton, Bemjamin. "Artist Claims Copyright to Four Photos of Robert Mapplethorpe in $65 Million Lawsuit." Hyperallergic, April 7, 2016.
- Hurley, Lawrence. "Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Google Book-Scanning Project." Reuters, April 18, 2016.
- Smith, Kevin. "Here We Go Again: Latest GSU Ruling an Odd Victory for Libraries." Scholarly Communications @ Duke, April 1, 2016.
- "Campus Chalkings Blur the Line of Free Speech and Hate Speech." The Parthenon: Marshall University's Student Newspaper, April 5, 2016.
- Connolly Martell, Bess. "In Conversation: Stefan Simon on IPCH's [Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage's] ‘Kaleidoscopic Landscape of Disciplines.’" YaleNews. March 28, 2016.
- Dinsman, Melissa. "The Digital in the Humanities: An Interview with Alexander Galloway." Los Angeles Review of Books, March 27, 2016.
- Wolpoff, Sarah. "Fossil Replicas to be Printed in 3D for Scientific Research." Central Michigan Life, April 10, 2016.
- "Americans Speak Out About the Arts: Arts Education & Government Arts Funding." Americans for the Arts, April 14, 2016.
- Bullard, Giuliana. "IMLS Awards $13 Million to Prepare Future Librarians and Advance Library Field." Institute of Museum and Library Services, April 14, 2016.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Karatzogianni, Athina. "Beyond Hashtags: How a New Wave of Digital Activists Is Changing Society." The Conversation, April 11, 2016.
- Pekoll, Kristin. "2015 Top Ten Most Challenged Books." Intellectual Freedom Blog, April 11, 2016.
- Caldwell-Stone, Deborah. "CPW 2016 Demands Respect for Minors' Privacy." Intellectual Freedom Blog, April 12, 2016.
- "Encryption: A Matter of Human Rights." Amnesty International, March 21, 2016.
- Save the Date! Choose Privacy Week is May 1-7, 2016.
- Welna, David. "The Next Encryption Battleground: Congress." NPR: All Tech Considered, April 14, 2016.
Technology and Telecommunications
- Falcon, Ernesto. “Net Neutrality Rules in Danger: H.R. 2666 Could Undermine the FCC’s Authority to Protect an Open Internet.” Electronic Frontier Foundation, April 13, 2016.
- Moon, Mariella. “The President says He Will Veto Anti-Net Neutrality Bill.” Engadget, April 13, 2016.
This issue compiled by: Alexander Watkins, Sara DeWaay, Mary Wassermann, Daniel Payne, Caley Cannon