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IFLA Statement on Censorship (2019)

On the 20th anniversary of IFLA’s Statement on Libraries and Intellectual Freedom, IFLA has published a new statement, offering further guidance and support to members facing censorship challenges.  This offers more guidance – and a reference point – for libraries looking to ensure that their users have… Read More

  • Publications
  • 24 August 2019

Internet censorship, filtering and rating

Some links to basic reports, articles and other documents on internet content regulation in general and on filtering and rating in libraries – and the intellectual freedom implications of such measures. [Note that some of these links are historical and may no longer work but information has been left… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 January 2019

Finnish Research Project Censorship and Control in the Internet Age

In terms of freedom of expression, the last few years represent a historical transition period. This transition has left a permanent imprint on the media, communications, political history and activism. While the latest shifts of the developments, like Arab Spring, brought along many delightful signs of expanding… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 January 2019

IMMI – Icelandic grassroots innovation to legislation

Interview with Birgitta Jónsdóttir from Kirjastokaista Increased Internet censorship and surveillance has been an emerging trend over the last decade. Since the leaks of Edward Snowden last summer, the global dimensions and potential of ubiquitous surveillance have become evident to the global public. Users’… Read More

  • Publications
  • 12 January 2019

Internet for People: IFLA signs onto joint letter to G20 Presidency

IFLA has added its name to a letter to Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina and host of the G20 – a gathering of the governments of the world’s biggest economies. The letter sets out a number of areas where policy-makers should act to ensure the Internet works, first and foremost, for its users. Read More

  • News
  • 17 June 2018
  • By: anonymous