Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 3 n. 7, July 2017
Public Policy Committee News Alerts support the committee's mission to monitor public policy issues and keep the ARLIS/NA membership informed. The monthly alerts are intended to be conversation starters, help members keep up on public policy issues, and alert members to new developments. Previous issues can be found at https://arlisna.org/news/public-policy-news-alerts.
Art, Activism, & Social Justice
- Elbaor, Caroline. “A Horde of Zombies Overtook Hamburg Ahead of the G20 Summit, for Art’s Sake.” Artnet, July 6, 2017.
- Pogrebin, Robin. “De Blasio With ‘Cultural Plan,’ Proposes Linking Money to Diversity.” The New York Times, July 19, 2017.
- Pressley, Nelson. “Why Artists Become Activists: It’s Not Only the Election.” The Washington Post, June 29, 2017.
- Siegal, Nina. “Refugees Confront the Past Through Art, at a Pop-Up Museum.” New York Times, July 16, 2017.
- Reuters. “Turkey Protests Berlin Art Installation Targeting Recep Tayyip Erdogan.” The Telegraph, July 4, 2017.
- Yu, Elaine. “Hong Kong Shark Art Protests at Fin Trade.” Phys.org, June 27, 2017.
Copyright, Fair Dealing, & Fair Use
- Halperin, Julia and Eileen Kinsella. "Cady Noland Sues Three Galleries for Copyright Infringement Over Disavowed Log Cabin Sculpture." Artnet, July 24, 2017.
- Chang, Lulu. "Copyright Continues to Be an Issue for Spotify as the Service Faces Two New Lawsuits." Digital Trends,July 23, 2017.
- Clayton, Lewis R. and Eric Alan Stone. "Courts of Appeals to Decide Boundaries of Fair Use in the Digital Age." New York Law Journal, July 11, 2017. (Please note: this article has a paywall.)
- Daniels, Alex, and Megan O'Neil. "Nonprofit Leaders Urge Pence to Expand Charitable Deduction." The Chronicle of Philanthropy, July 13, 2017.
- Brown, Isaac. "House Proposes Modest NEA Funding Reduction for FY2018." NASAA News, July 13, 2017.
- Lalonde, Catherine. "Trous de Mémoire aux Archives de BAnQ." Le Devoir, July 6, 2017.
- Brown, Janet. "Preserving the Soul of America." GIA News, v. 28, n.2, Summer 2017.
Image Rights & Reuse
- Fung, Brian. "An Online Housing Giant Picked a Fight with a One-Woman Blog. And Lost." The Washington Post, June 29, 2017.
- Gilbert, Laura. "Motion to Dismiss Denied in Copyright Suit Against Richard Prince and Gagosian." The Art Newspaper,July 19, 2017.
- Wong, Julia Carrie. "Monkey Selfie Photographer Says He's Broke: 'I'm thinking of dog walking.'" The Guardian, July 12, 2017.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- The Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association. Intellectual Freedom Blog, July 21, 2017.
- CBC News. "Toronto Library Defends Allowing Controversial Memorial Service to Go Ahead." CBC News, July 13, 2017.
- Sienkiewicz, Alexandra. "Memorial for Lawyer Who Represented Holocaust Deniers Creates Controversy for Toronto Public Library." CBC News. July 12, 2017.
- Kell, Devin. "Anchorage Library System Adopts 'No Porn' Policy." Anchorage Dispatch News, July 4, 2017.
- Isaacs, Deanna. "Lesley Williams Checks Herself Out of Evanston Public Library, for Good." Chicago Reader, June 29, 2017.
- MIT Libraries. "MIT Convenes Ad Hoc Task Force on Open Access to Institute’s Research." MIT News, July 7, 2017.
- Mehta, Gautama. "Hyde Park Art Center’s Annual Gala." Hyde Park Herald, July 7, 2017.
- Bailey, Martin. "What the V&A’s Director Actually Said About Digitisation." The Art Newspaper, July 13, 2017.
- Deegan, Marilyn. "Open access monograph dash could lead us off a cliff." Times Higher Education. July 27, 2017.
- Volz, Dustin. "U.S. appeals court upholds gag orders on FBI data surveillance." Reuters, July 17, 2017.
- Astor, Maggie. "Your Roomba May Be Mapping Your Home, Collecting Data That Could Be Sold." The New York Times, July 25, 2017.
- Darrow, Barb. "Something Big Brother Would Love? A Company Will Implant Microchips in Employees." Fortune, July 24, 2017.
- Egelman, Serge. "We Tested Apps for Children. Half Failed to Protect Their Data." The Washington Post, July 27, 2017.
Technology & Telecommunications
- Breeding, Marshall. "Tech Power: Products for Efficiency and Engagement in the Annual Conference Exhibit Hall.” American Libraries, July 19, 2017.
- Goukassian, Elena. “Algorithmic Art That You Can Blow On, Walk Through, or Dance Over.” Hyperallergic, July 19, 2017.
- McDonnell, Brandy. “'Coded_Couture' at Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center Weaves Fashion and Technology.” NewsOK, July 20, 2017.
This issue was compiled by Caley Cannon, Patricia Kosco Cossard, Sara DeWaay, Serenity Ibsen, Mary Kandiuk, and Lynora Williams.