Category Archives: cipa

can you say “proactive”? The state of Maine can.

The State of Maine will provide compensatory funds to public libraries that lose e-rate funding due to not complying with CIPA. [thanks andrea]

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CIPA & legal challenges

One of my next writing goals is to try to get something into First Monday. Here is an excellent article from them: Potential legal challenges to the application of the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) in public libraries

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wifi vs CIPA

What are the CIPA implications for a library that provides WiFi access? TechnoBiblio’s Aaron discusses the problem they are having grappling with this at his library.

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exactly right

Karen Schneider writes a thoughtful piece on why she won’t recommend filters I’ll keep on with my message, and I won’t dilute it or confuse it by appearing to help anyone “choose” a filter. Internet content filters block access to … Continue reading

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if you MUST filter

If you MUST filter, there is a good comparison chart of filters for libraries available online from Library Consultants, The Galecia Group. [lisnews]

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