Tag Archives: filters

Reminders of courteous behavior instead of filters in San Jose

I read it first on Librarian in Black but liked the coverage of the Mercury News. The San Jose Public Library decided to not add filters to the public library computers after a year and a half of debate. One … Continue reading

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ACLU: Internet content filters, not for governments to decide

“Government imposed censorship is very different from censorship imposed by a parent.” “Internet content filtering does in fact have flaws… It overblocks.” Thanks to Sarah for the heads up and kudos for the ACLU using your research. I find that … Continue reading

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can your users “recreate” @ your library?

From The Librarian’s Rant comes this report from AL Online of a public library in Florida blocking MySpace because their Internet use policy prohibits using the computers for “chat-room access, e-mail, and recreational uses.” The actual policy goes so far … Continue reading

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what are your state’s filtering laws?

I spoke to a librarian at a rural library today. She works ten hours a week — well she’s paid for ten and works many more. The library has one computer, and that computer has dial-up access. Her board is … Continue reading

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