May 5, 2021

"Los Angeles Libraries Grapple With Online Pornography"

From an LA Times Article: At a Los Angeles City Council committee meeting Tuesday, city librarian Martin Gomez said making computer use as private as possible is the best solution. Gomez said all of the nearly 3,000 computers in the L.A. Public Library system are outfitted with screens that make it hard for bystanders to […]

Internet Filtering Bill Passes Idaho House of Reps. 69-0; Next to Governor's Desk

From the AP (via The Idaho Statesman) ‘ Legislation to require library computers to use filtering software to block content deemed offensive to minors has cleared the Idaho Legislature. [Clip] The measure was amended since first introduced in the 2011 session and now gives more libraries flexibility in blocking content and deciding when filters should […]