[Michlib-l] Fw: New ALA Washington Office Newsline

Steven Bowers sbowers at wayne.edu
Mon Jun 12 08:42:02 EDT 2017


From: Michael Dowling
Sent: Thursday, June 8, 2017 11:43 AM

Here is the latest issue of the new #ALAWO Newsline.  It appears two days a week.

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[#ALAWO Newsline]

Net Neutrality Day of Action


The FCC wants to destroy net neutrality and give big cable companies control over what we see and do online. If they get their way, they’ll allow widespread throttling, blocking, censorship, and extra fees. ALA has joined the Day of Action on July 12. Read more about the effort here<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMTg/index.html>.

On tap

Carla Hayden makes two appearances that will be live streamed
Watch her today, Wednesday, June 7, at 3 p.m. at the Senate Appropriations hearing<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMTk/index.html> "Review of the FY2018 Budget Requests for the Library of Congress, Architect of the Capitol" here. And catch her again tomorrow, Thursday, June 8, at the House Administration hearing<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMjA/index.html> at 10 a.m. regarding the "Oversight of the Library of Congress' Information Technology Management."

Senate meets at 9:30am; plans a cloture vote on motion to proceed to S. 722<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMjE/index.html>. House meets at 10am; begins consideration of H.R. 10<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMjI/index.html>. Have you thanked the Senators who signed the LSTA/IAL Dear Appropriator letters yet? Use ALA's action center to send a quick email to your Senators<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMjM/index.html>. Don't know if your Senator signed? Check our online tracker<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMjQ/index.html>.

ALA Washington Office at Annual
Interested in finding #ALAWO<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMjU/index.html> at Annual? Hang with us in the member's lounge for a meet-and-greet on Sunday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Or check the schedule and join us at one of our sessions, like these #ReadytoCode programs<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMjY/index.html> or OITP's update from the swamp<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMjc/index.html>.

ICYMI: Welcoming Kathi Kromer as new head of the Washington Office
Kathi Kromer joined the Washington Office as the new associate executive director this past Monday. Read more about her background and career on The Scoop<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMjg/index.html>.

What we are reading right now...

IMLS. Innovating with Communities. Read<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMjk/index.html>. Forbes. The BROWSER Act: A Worthy Goal, But There's an Easier Fix to the Net Neutrality Privacy Mess. Read<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMzA/index.html>. OIF. This week's roundup of privacy news. Read<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMzE/index.html>. Independent. Theresa May says the internet must now be regulated following London Bridge terror attack. Read<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMzI/index.html>. Pew. The Internet of Things Connectivity Binge: what are the implications. Read<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMzM/index.html>. CNN. Can Google teach kids not to troll? Read<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMzQ/index.html>. Benton. Alan Inouye's essay on Improving the Practice of Public Policy. Read<http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02NjUxNjQ0JnA9MSZ1PTEwMDczNjg2NDYmbGk9NDQ4MTkzMzU/index.html>.

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