China’s scary lesson to the world: Censoring the Internet works

Topic: InternetIndeed, China’s Firewall is far more sophisticated and multi-tiered than a simple on-off switch: It is an attempt to bridge one of the country’s most fundamental contradictions — to have an economy intricately connected to the outside world but a political culture closed off from such “Western values” as …read more

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Columbus Public Library to kick off summer reading program June 3 – Columbus Journal

Columbus JournalColumbus Public Library to kick off summer reading program June 3Columbus JournalThe summer program will run from June 3 through July 26. It will kick off with a Friday Night Out on June 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. on the library lawn. Children’s entertainer David Landau will be …read more

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Internet Access Isn’t Just A Tech Issue. It’s A Civil Rights Issue. – Huffington Post

Huffington PostInternet Access Isn’t Just A Tech Issue. It’s A Civil Rights Issue.Huffington PostEnsuring that there are community access points, like libraries and technology hubs, is important, but ultimately they’re no substitute for reliable Internet at home. Callahan and Shimkoski are both optimistic about pilot programs from Comcast and AT&T …read more

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Amtech announces new appointments for chief technology officer, managing … – PV-Tech

PV-TechAmtech announces new appointments for chief technology officer, managing …PV-TechDuring his time at NXP Semiconductors, he served as vice president – process and library technology and vice president – innovation for the business unit identification. Fokko Pentinga, chief executive officer at Amtech, said: “I am very pleased to …und weitere …read more

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97% of Research Library Searches Leak Privacy… and Other Disappointing Statistics.

Topic: Online PrivacyOver the weekend, I decided to try to quantify the extent of privacy leakage in public-facing library services by studying the search services of the 123 ARL libraries. These are the best funded and most prestigious libraries in North America, and we should expect them to positively represent …read more

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