Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 3 n. 10, October 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
- Boucher, Brian. “Is PETA Today’s Most Feared Art Critic? How 4 Exhibitions Included Animal Art Without Getting Bitten.” Artnet, September 27, 2017.
- Cascone, Sarah. “A College Decided That This Anti-Rascist Art Show Was Too Provocative for the Public.” Artnet, October 13, 2017.
- Cascone, Sarah. “Julie Mehretu and Other All-Star Artists Blast Trump’s Immigration Ban in a New Poster Campaign.” Artnet, September 25, 2017.
- Davis, Ben. “Why the Guggenheim’s Controversial Dog Video Is Even More Disturbing Than You Think.” Artnet, September 29, 2017.
- Farago, Jason. “From China’s Artist-Activist: A Citywide Great Wall.” The New York Times, October 12, 2017.
- Goldstein, Andrew. “The Guggenheim’s Alexandra Munroe on Why 'The Theatre of the World' Was Intended to Be Brutal.” Artnet, September 26, 2017.
- Greene, Adrienne. “The Museum Grappling With the Future of Black America.” The Atlantic, September 30, 2017.
- Halperin, Julia. “Political Art is Out in Full Force at Frieze. The Question Is: Does Anyone Actually Buy It?” Artnet, October 6, 2017.
- Loos, Ted. “Ai Weiwei, Once and Future New Yorker, Barnstorms Through the Boroughs.” The New York Times, October 5, 2017.
Copyright, Fair Dealing, & Fair Use
- Levansdusky, Whitney. "New Circulars Launched." Library of Congress Copyright Office Blog, September 21, 2017.
- Nazer, Daniel, "Courtroom 'Feud' Leaves Accurate Speech About Celebrities Unprotected." Electronic Frontier Foundation, October 10, 2017.
- Malcolm, Jeremy. "How Europe’s Changes to Copyright Law Will Affect America." TechCrunch, September 26, 2017.
- Delaney, Tim. "A Very Unhappy 100th Birthday for the Charitable Deduction." The Hill, October 20, 2017.
- Hrywna, Mark. "Tax Plan Doubles Standard Deduction, Leaves Charitable Deduction in Place." NonProfit Times, September 27, 2017.
- IMLS. "IMLS Awards More than $243,000 in Library Funds for the Pacific Territories and Freely Associated States." Institute of Museum and Library Services. October 11, 2017.
- Johnson, Carolyn Y. "The GOP plan to Simplify Taxes Could Put Charitable Giving at Risk." The Washington Post, October 11, 2017.
- Maher, Kevin. "On Budgets and Appropriations." District Dispatch, October 19, 2017.
Image Rights & Reuse
- Feuer, Alan. "At Core of 5Pointz Trial: Is Graffiti Art Protected by Law?" The New York Times, October 17, 2017.
- Kinsella, Eileen. "Who Owns Graffiti, the Artists or the Developers? A Landmark Trial Over 5Pointz Considers This with Fresh Eyes." Artnet, October 20, 2017.
- Peters, Diane. "Landmark Release of Termination of Transfer Tool from Creative Commons and Authors Alliance." Creative Commons, October 11, 2017.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- American Library Association. Journal of Intellectual Freedom & Privacy, v. 2 n. 2 (2017). Requires ALA log-in.
- Berkowitz, Bill. "Banned Books Week: Celebrating Our Freedom to Read." Buzzflash at Truthout, October 2, 2017.
- Dowling, Michael. "UNESCO Withdrawal Will Slow Progress on Global Library Initiatives." American Libraries, October 18, 2017.
- Herrera, Allison. "One of America's Most Famous Librarians Says Our Battle Over Banned Books is Far from Over." PRI, September 29, 2017.
- Yuen, Jenny. "Libraries: Home of Books and Porn Watching?" Canoe.com, October 7, 2017.
- Open Access Week Blog. International Open Access Week.
- Kavanagh, Suzanne. "Inside Views: A Look Back: Challenges Of Open Access In 2017 (An Industry Perspective)." Intellectual Property Watch, October 27, 2017.
- Geist, Michael. "Canadian Copyright, OA, and OER: Why the Open Access Road Still Leads Back to Copyright." infojustice.org, October 26, 2017.
- Barbour, Virginia. "Not Just Available, but Also Useful: We Must Keep Pushing to Improve Open Access to Research." The Conversation, October 27, 2017.
- Burt, Andrew and Dan Geer. "The End of Privacy." The New York Times, October 5, 2017.
- O'Carroll, Eion. "How These Librarians Are Changing How We Think About Digital Privacy." The Christian Science Monitor, October 17, 2017.
- Wagner, Emily. "ALA Files Comments to Department of Homeland Security." District Dispatch, October 17, 2017.
- Eddington, Patrick. "Happy PATRIOT Act Day!" Just Security, October 26, 2017.
- The Engadget Experience: Alternate Realities, October 25, 2017.
The Engadget Experience: Alternate Realities presents immersive installations, in-depth interviews, and screenings from creative pioneers working at the intersection of art and technology.
- Laval, Zac. “Digital Ownership Issues at the Intersection of Art and Technology.” The Sociable, October 18, 2017.
- Schaffhauser, Dian. “Multi-Campus VR Session Tours Remote Cave Art.” Campus Technology, October 9, 2017.
- Song, Kelly. “Virtual Reality and Van Gogh Collide - Technology is Turning Museums into a Booming Industry.” CNBC Tech, September 24, 2017.
- Walker, Alex. “Here's Some Stunning Minecraft Art.” Kotaku, October 12, 2017.
This issue was compiled by Caley Cannon, Sara DeWaay, Serenity Ibsen, Mary Kandiuk, and Lynora Williams.