October 24, 2014

New Issue Alert: Policy & Internet (Vol. 3, No. 4)

Policy & Internet (Vol. 3, No. 4) An open access publication from the Oxford Internet Institute and the Policy Studies Organization. Direct to Complete Tables of Contents Articles The Impact of e-Government Promotion in Europe: Internet Dependence and Critical Mass Xavier Fernández-i-Marín PDF Online Public Engagement in the Obama Administration: Building a Democracy Bubble? Thomas […]

New Zealand: Banned Book Seized From Wellington Shop

From Stuff.co.nz An “indecent” book banned in 1971 has been seized from a Wellington bookstore by government officials. Bloody Mama by Robert Thom has been listed for sale on Book Haven’s website for $8.50 since February, store owner Don Hollander said. “It got seized today. A very nice chap from the DIA [Department of Internal […]

Canada: Toronto Library Board Leaves Room for More Staff Cuts

From Quill and Quire: At a meeting that stretched over five hours and saw more than 100 community members in overflow seating, the library board discussed its options for attaining a 4.3 per cent cut to its 2012 operating budget in order to reach the 10 per cent total reduction demanded by Mayor Rob Ford. […]