Outstanding Defense of Library Internet Filters by Dean Marney, NCRL Library Director

If any community is considering Internet filters, Dean Marney's writing is a must read. He the library director at the library that's the defendant in Bradburn v. North Central Regional Library District.

Read his outstanding defense of Internet filters here: "Filtered Internet: Safe, Appropriate," by Dean Marney, The Wenatchee World, 2 July 2009.

Sample quote: "It ignores that pornography is harmful to children, creates a hostile environment for the staff and other patrons, and overshadows any of the benefits of the free Internet access we provide to our communities."

Heresy!

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