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Libraries and USAPA according to the National Review

The National Review’s Deroy Murdock explains why libraries should be a key target of USAPA. Greg over at Open Stacks put me onto this article and has some very good comments on this completely insane argument.

Does anyone else have a problem with being called “dangerously naïve or clandestinely seditious librarians”? Does anyone remember Cointelpro?

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  1. Which concluded that 100,000s of Americans had their mail opened during the 70s, many without any cause but vague ideologically driven suspicions. Of course, as the USAPA currently reads, the gov’t claimed they weren’t conducting such activities SOLELY on the basis of someone’s First Amendment activities.

    Anyone want to buy a bridge?

    “And besides all that, what we need is a decentralized, distributed system of depositing electronic files to local libraries willing to host them.”

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