Posts Tagged ‘ EBSCO ’

Victory for EBSCO and Colorado Libraries May Still Chill Speech

March 15, 2019
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Victory for EBSCO and Colorado Libraries May Still Chill Speech

The preposterous lawsuit against the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) and EBSCO, a media aggregate database company, purporting the two conspired to traffic pornography to school children, has been dismissed with prejudice, meaning it can not be brought refiled. While this seems a victory for students’ First Amendment rights, it’s a mixed blessing for the nonprofit…

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Victory in Utah for EBSCO!

October 19, 2018
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Victory in Utah for EBSCO!

  News just broke on Twitter that The Utah Education Network has voted to restore access to EBSCO for K-12 students of the state. According to a local news report at the beginning of October, the EBSCO shut down stemmed from one woman who found (in her words) “lots of yucky images” and reported them…

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Fringe Group Sues EBSCO and Colorado Library Consortium Alleging Both are Pornography Pushers

October 16, 2018
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Fringe Group Sues EBSCO and Colorado Library Consortium Alleging Both are Pornography Pushers

On October 10th, a lawsuit was filed against EBSCO Industries Inc., a media aggregator database service, and Colorado Library Consortium, a non-profit benefitting Colorado libraries through the sharing of services and by offering continuing education for library staff. The lawsuit has been brought by The Thomas More Society on behalf of two Colorado parents who…

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