January 19, 2022

Idaho: Libraries to Adjust to New Internet Filtering Law

From the AP (via the Idaho State Journal): Although the new law is a scaled-back version of the original proposal — which would have required libraries to filter Internet access for everyone — it’s still a concern to some library officials. Currently, every library in Idaho handles the issue its own way, with some choosing […]

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 […]