Librarian And Information Science News
Andrew Stiles, writing at National Review Online's The Corner, notes the US House of Representatives failed to pass an extension of various USA PATRIOT Act provisions. The Washington Post's Paul Kane and Felicia Sonmez report that library-related provisions were included in the bill that failed.
President Obama recently signed into law the re-authorization of three contentious provisions of the Patriot Act. Shane Harris, author of The Watchers, returns this week to discuss the implications for the future of American surveillance.