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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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NewsBreaks
Hate Speech in the Cloud: Cloudflare Confronts Internet Censorship
by Nancy K. Herther
On May 4, 2017, ProPublica accused network operator Cloudflare of policies that make possible the "operations of such extreme sites" as "the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer." The article notes that Cloudflare ... was providing services to neo-Nazi sites, "including giving them personal information on people who complain about their content." ... [T]he article was picked up by other news outlets and has become another part of the ongoing debate about the role of websites and social media in giving a platform to extremism.

Weekly News Digests
Atypon Establishes Department of Information Security and Privacy
Atypon created a Department of Information Security and Privacy to oversee the company's security and privacy environment. It will use next-generation controls to protect publishers' content, data, and other sensitive corporate information.
Reuters Connect Makes It Easy to Find Content From Multiple Sources
Reuters Connect is a new marketplace for all of Reuters' multimedia content along with content from other leading media organizations from around the world.
The Library of Congress Releases 25 Million Records for Free Downloading
The Library of Congress (LC) made 25 million records in its online catalog available for free bulk download. This is the biggest release of digital records the LC has ever done, and these records have previously only been accessible individually or through a paid subscription.
Pew Research Center Studies Older Americans' Internet Usage
Pew Research Center's Internet & Technology division rolled out a new report, "Tech Adoption Climbs Among Older Adults." It finds that 42% of Americans age 65 and older own smartphones, up from 18% in 2013; 67% use the internet; and about half have broadband at home.
IGI Global Discusses Biometric Technology Pros and Cons
IGI Global posted an article ("The 'New' Type of Identity Theft: Are You Secure?") to its newsroom that explores the controversy surrounding biometric technology.

NewsLink Spotlight
Turning Students Into Readers With the LightSail Literacy Platform
by Brandi Scardilli
Even if we liked reading as a kid, we all have memories of slogging through at least one assignment that just wasn't speaking to us. (CliffsNotes is popular for a reason.) The LightSail literacy platform for grades K-12 aims to make all books entertaining and educational by capitalizing on the gamification of learning and making it easy for students to find their next curriculum-approved read.

Information Today Europe

Information Today Europe provides news, facts and figures, strategic thinking, and informed comment on the trends shaping the global information space.

ITI Blogs

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ITI Books Blog booksblog.infotoday.comnews, observations, and commentary from the authors, editors, and publishers of Information Today, Inc.'s many book offerings.

ITI Conference Blog libconf.com – covering ITI's library conferences worldwide.

Library Stuff librarystuff.net – the library blog dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development, written by Steven M. Cohen.

InfoToday Europe Blog infotoday.eu – the latest news, analysis, and opinion on the information industry in Europe and the UK.

Business of Video blog blog.streamingmedia.com – daily posts about the online video industry, business trends and analysis, market data, and research as well as the online video business models in the media and entertainment, broadcast, publishing, advertising, and enterprise industries.

destinationCRM Blog destinationcrmblog.coma blog from the editors of CRM magazine, dedicated to providing Customer Relationship Management information in a timely manner to connect decision makers and providers.

SpeechTech Blog speechtechblog.com – updates on speech technology and its applications in daily life, covering everything from ASR to VUI, with lots of links, threads, and even a few pictures thrown in for good measure.


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