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Article: Library Walks Fine Line on Web Pornography

From today's New York Times comes an article on libraries, filtering, and porn. Within the article is a quote which I never would have expected.

Grappling with what constitutes the rights of citizens in their pursuit of knowledge versus the protection of those same citizens from the use of obscenity is “a delicate balance,” Ms. Walsh said.

This is something we never thought we’d have to address in library school,” she said.


Read the whole article here.


Yeah, as I remember it, protecting intellectual freedom and "the line" were big topics in Library School...

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