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Censorship in America: 34 Civil Liberties Groups Speak Out Against CISPA in Lead Up to Hearings

Stop CISPA

Written by Mark M. Jaycox – Re-Published from eff.org (Creative Commons) On Monday, EFF and over 30 other Internet rights organizations sent a letter to members of Congress demanding they vote no on the “cybersecurity” bill known as CISPA. The

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Posted in Censorship, Internet Censorship, Privacy

Be Vigilant; Your Books Could Be Next

By Sherry Roberts I am not a conspiracy nut. I don’t believe I am being watched ALL the time, and I try not to think about what they put in our food. But I am pretty sure that books disappear

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Posted in Censorship, Literature Censorship

How to Fight Censorship and Share Books During Banned Books Week

Written by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Banned Books Week, held the last week of September each year since 1982, is an opportunity for libraries and bookstores to draw attention to censorship with challenged books. In the 29 years since the

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Posted in Human Rights

Mother’s Complaint Prompts Paradise Valley School Officials to Remove Book (Video)

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‘Sicko’ Censors Serve A Bland Happy Meal

Source: Hartford Courant – By Rick Green In Enfield, the public library must be a controversy-free, Lawrence Welk sort of place where “Finding Nemo” is welcome, but Michael Moore is blacklisted. “To show an offensive film of any sort at

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Indifference to Censorship

Source: The Trentonian – By Nat Hentoff In 2003, the security police of Fidel Castro arrested and imprisoned 75 journalists, members of opposition parties, and owners of independent libraries. The charge: “crimes against national sovereignty.” The librarians had been making

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Banned Books Week: Celebrating The Freedom to Read

September 25−October 2, 2010 Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment.  Held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of free and open access to information

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