Posts Tagged: PATRIOT Act

The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Walk On


As writers, we must write it out. Tear off the veils and air the rotting fruits. ...more

Librarians and the Patriot Act


Librarians have long been on the forefront of information management; in the digital age, they are more invested than ever in protecting the free flow of information to the public, and protecting it from the overreaches of government prying. In June, key provisions of the Patriot Act that justified the government’s massive data collection efforts will expire; among these provisions is Section 215, which allows the FBI to requisition library records.


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