Association of Research Libraries joins Electronic Frontier Foundation and other organizations to demand Congress end dragnet spying by NSA and other agencies

1984_orwellThe ARL joined over 80 other organizations in asking Congress to end the power of various government agencies to engage in dragnet spying of Americans personal telephone, email, social media, and credit card information. While not a copyright issue the Copyright Roundup believes this is a vital topic which librarians have an obligation to speak out on and follows our tradition against censorship and propaganda and increasing access to information for a more informed citizenry.

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