Daily Archives: July 28, 2006

Don Wood on DOPA: http://donwood.alablog.org/blog/_archives/2006/7/28/2172866.html For one thing, schools and libraries are required under CIPA to block obscene or offensive internet content. DOPA is not necessary. For another, DOPA is much too broad. The bill proposes to block access to beneficial collaborative Web applications and resources. And for another, education […]

Tell Your Senators Why DOPA Is Bad for Libraries

http://librarianinblack.typepad.com/librarianinblack/2006/07/dopa_passes_wha.html Great post from the LiB! If I was a Library Director, I wouldn’t accept E-Rate money if my job depended on it. I think if DOPA passes we’ll see more and more libraries refusing E-Rate. The amount of money and staff time you have to spend now on the […]

LiB:DOPA Passes: What Does This Mean for Your Library’s New ...

Please zip over and read my post about Flickr at ALA TechSource. http://www.techsource.ala.org/blog/2006/07/flickr-libraries-scary-scary-scary-to-some-folks.html I ask that you do not make any spur-of-the-moment, reactionary decisions, Flickr’ing Librarians! What I sincerely hope will not happen is the libraries and associations that have started using Flickr will abandon the site because they are […]

Flickr is Scaring Some Folks!