PPC News Alert, v.2, n.5, May 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 May 2016 follows:
Fair Use & Image Rights
- Gardner, Eriq. "A Famous Murder Mystery Comes Up in Graffiti Artist's Lawsuit Over Katy Perry's Met Gala Dress." The Hollywood Reporter, May 18, 2016.
- Katyal, Sonia, and Simone Ross. "Can Technoheritage Be Owned?" Boston Globe, May 1, 2016.
- Kosh, Talia. "Villain or Victim? Public Mockery Follows Photographer Suing Instagram." Clannco, May 3, 2016.
- Falcon, Ernesto. "California's Legislature Wants to Copyright All Government Works." Electronic Frontier Foundation, May 13, 2016.
- Roberts, Antonio. "Copyright, Free Culture and Art." OpenGLAM Blog, May 9, 2016.
- Stoltz, Mitch. "YouTube’s Copyright Robots Help Sony Shake Down Bluegrass Educators." Electronic Frontier Foundation, May 11, 2016.
- Burns, David. "SPOC: To Boldly Go Where No Course Has Gone Before." Times Higher Education, April 28, 2016.
- Makoni, Munyaradzi. "Universities Seek United Front in Open Access Debate." University World News, May 13, 2016.
- Masson, Patrick. "Smarthistory: No Grand Strategies Needed, Just Openness." Opensource.com, May 2, 2016.
- American Library Association. State of America's Libraries Report 2016. May 20, 2016.
- Bullard, Giuliana. "Ten Winners of Nation's Highest Museum and Library Honor Announced." Institute of Museum and Library Services, May 20, 2016.
- Hutter, Victoria. "Creative Placemaking Grants and 2017 Guidelines Announced." National Endowment for the Arts, May 20, 2016.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Heyboer, Kelly. "Art or Sacrilege? Rutgers Removes Controversial Dartboard Jesus Art Exhibit." NJ.com, April 21, 2016.
- Keller, Daphne and Bruce D. Brown. "Europe’s Web Privacy Rules: Bad for Google, Bad for Everyone." The New York Times, April 25, 2016.
- Noyes, Katherine. "'Your Face Is Big Data:' The Title of This Photographer's Experiment Says It All." PCWorld, April 13, 2016.
- Richards, Neil. "Choose Privacy Week 2016 – Privacy and Respect for Individuals." Intellectual Freedom Blog, May 4, 2016.
- Winter, Philipp. "Securing Web Browsing: Protecting the Tor Network." The Conversation, May 17, 2016.
Technology and Telecommunications
- Brandom, Russell, Josh Dzeiza, and Sean O’Kane. “The 10 Biggest Announcements from Google I/O 2016.” The Verge, May 18, 2016.
- Harmon, Elliott. “Forced Arbitration is a Bad Deal.” Electronic Frontier Foundation, May 3, 2016.
- Morran, Chris. “New Bill Could Stop Cable & Phone Companies from Taking Away Customers’ Right To Sue.” Consumerist, April 28, 2016.
- Tam, Pui-Wing. “Silicon Valley’s Artificial Intelligence Marathon Is On.” Bits. The New York Times, May 19, 2016.
This issue compiled by: Alexander Watkins, Sara DeWaay, Mary Wassermann, Daniel Payne, Caley Cannon