Program on Surveillance at ALA Sunday, June 29th at 1:00pm

Title:                     Surveillance
Date:                     Sunday, June 29th
Time:                    1pm to 2:30pm
Location:             LVCC-S232

Program Description:

What implications do the latest disclosures about wide-spread government surveillance have for libraries, librarians, and patrons?  The purpose of this session is to provide librarians an update and refresher on the palpable impacts of surveillance.  The conversations will canvass recent NSA disclosures, digital surveillance, as well as laws familiar to librarians, such as the Patriot Act and FISA, and delve into ways the Library Community is and can be involved in surveillance issues.

Speakers:

Seeta Peña Gangadharan, Senior Research Fellow, New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute

Jim Teliha, ACRL Liaison to the ALA, Office of Intellectual Freedom and Intellectual Freedom Committee

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