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Do Online Databases Filter Out Enough Inappropriate Material?

EDUCATION WEEK A recent dispute over an electronic database used in thousands of schools in the U.S. is a reminder of the precarious balance between access and censorship—especially now that more teachers and schools are using primary sources and online materials to supplement or replace textbooks. The dispute centers on EBSCO, an online databases and resources…

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Libraries: A Safe Haven for Children to Learn, or a Safe Haven for Sex Offenders Wanting to View Child Porn?

You might be surprised to find the American Library Association (ALA) on our Dirty Dozen List. You might even be wondering: “how does the ALA ‘contribute significantly to the normalization of pornography?’” If you’re anything like me, you’re imagining a stereotypical library—including a stern librarian who keeps a careful eye over all her precious books…

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Podcast: Can You Protect Your Library From Porn?

A surprising number of public libraries do not have pornography filtering software. An even larger number employ ineffective filtering software that children and adults are bypassing to gain access to pornography while at the local library. This not only harms the health of individuals using pornography, but it also paves the way for problems of child pornography use and unintentional…

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More Men Caught Looking at Child Pornography at Libraries – Here’s What You Can Do About It.

Far too many libraries do not have any accurate Internet or computer filters. And as recent events show, the consequences are serious. Local libraries are becoming a prime location for viewing and distributing child sexual abuse images (i.e. child pornography). Tragically, this problem is all to real. A Kentucky man was recently arrested after he was allegedly…

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These Groups are Opposing Porn-Free Internet in Utah Libraries

Following Utah’s recent resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis, Utah legislators are seeking to protect children from exposure to pornography on the Internet at public libraries. Childhood exposure to pornography can have devastating effects, and public libraries must do their part to prevent it. Pornography decreases brain matter in areas related to decision making…

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STATEMENT: Former President of Pro-Pornography Organization Nominated to Head the Library of Congress

Statement by Patrick A. Trueman, President & CEO of NCOSE   Washington, DC – President Obama has announced his intention to nominate Dr. Carla Hayden, former president of the American Library Association (ALA), to the post of Librarian of Congress. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) believes that the pro-pornography agenda of the ALA…

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First Amendment Hysterics: A Look at the ALA and Its Obstinate Opposition to Internet Filters on Public Library Computers

The Legal Context The American Library Association (ALA) has been on a campaign to prevent the use of Internet filtering systems on library computers since the 1990s.[1] This campaign is carried out in the name of the First Amendment but in analyzing the ALA’s statements on the matter I find myself questioning the validity of…

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Proof our Libraries have a Porn Problem

I got a call a couple of years back from an upset mom who happened to be from my hometown in Colorado. Her young son was exposed to pornography at the library and in response, the librarians said that the American Library Association had recommended to all libraries across the country that they not provide…

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Our Letter to the American Library Association

Download a PDF Copy of our Letter Here.   Dear Ms. Feldman and Mr. Fiels: We are writing to express our dismay concerning the American Library Association’s ongoing support of access to hardcore, adult pornography in public libraries across America. Shortly, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) will publicly announce its annual “Dirty Dozen List,”…

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SNL Jokes About the Orland Park Library’s Porn Policy

On November 16, 2013, Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update made fun at the computer use policies at the Orland Park Public Library. Go to 1:27 in the video to see Seth Meyer’s commentary.

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