USA Patriot Act: Librarians Keep Quiet

Newsweek has picked up on the Patriot Act with This One that says the ACLU has been searching for a librarian who doesn’t want to cooperate and is willing to serve as a test case in the courts. They say despite widespread outrage among librarians, so far no one has come forward, and the statute remains untested in the courts and There’s little chance that the role will be filled by the nation’s most famous librarian: Laura Bush.

“This statute trumps protections in place in 49 of 50 states, with consequences that could evoke images of Big Brother,”