January 23, 2021

London, Ontario: Library walks tightrope as info provider vs. censor

An editorial from the London Free Press. From that Editorial: And so, for London Public Library, the balancing act continues. Caught between pressure from city hall to keep porn off library computers and its own mandate to provide unfettered access to information, the library walks a fine line. The library board this week opted to […]

Canada: Public Libraries: "Library’s Porn Decision Deferred"

Via London (Ontario) Metro News: A plea to ban pornography at city libraries will be considered next month. Josh Morgan, chairman of the library board, said a request that the library install porn filters on comp­uters will be discussed during the board’s annual review of its Internet policy. [Clip] Others at Thursday’s meeting suggested a […]