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May 21-22, 2011

Submitted by alycia on Sun, 05/22/2011 - 12:28
  • After the rapture, I continued reading Viral Spiral, which I've been enjoying. Here's an interesting bit from page 58:
    • The American Library Association was the largest and bestfunded advocate on copyright issues in the 1990s, but its collaborations with other Washington allies tended to be modest, and its grassroots mobilization disappointing.

      Libraries are respected in the public mind precisely because they are stable, apolitical civic institutions—that is, not activists. Despite its valuable presence on copyright and Internet policy issues, the library lobby was temperamentally disinclined to get too far ahead of the curve

  • Angels in America

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