Librarians as FBI Extension Agents


Laurie writes "The author of this story takes Mitch Freedman and ALA to task for failing to encourage acts of civil disobedience by librarians when the FBI comes aknockin'.

"While American Library Association President, Mitch Freedman and the ALA have consistently protested these developments, they have stopped far short of using their ethical code as a moral justification for refusing to cooperate with the FBI. While some librarians and some members of the American Library Association have expressed discomfort in assisting the FBI's invasion of our privacy-as yet there is no articulated public voice advocating librarians to undertake acts of civil disobedience when the FBI comes to call."

Read The Article Here, from Counter Punch."

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