Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Campaign for Reader Privacy Sends Memo to Congress

Under the auspices of the Campaign for Reader Privacy, the American Booksellers Association, American Library Association, Association of American Publishers, and PEN American Center joined together to send a memorandum to Congress urging it "to exempt bookstores and library records from Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act." ABA COO Oren Teicher explains: "We believe the time has come to reassure Americans that the government is not reading over their shoulder."

If you're interested, read the full memorandum here.

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