“The American Library Association affirms that rights of privacy are necessary for intellectual freedom and are fundamental to the ethics and practice of librarianship.”—Privacy: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of RightsHowever, those ethics apparently go out the window when a vendor or publisher offers to buy the mailing addresses for ALA members. ALA would sell your mailing address to the devil himself if he had an encyclopedia for sale.
Tuesday, April 18, 2006
The American Library Association is a staunch advocate for personal privacy and intellectual freedom...
Posted by J at 2:01 PM