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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Gagged by the government

Gagged by the Government—
Two Librarians Tell How
They Resisted the

March 20, 3:30-5 p.m.
Bailey/Howe Library, University of Vermont
Free and open to the public

In the summer of 2005, a Connecticut library consortium called Library Connection was served by the FBI with a National Security Letter demanding patron information. The board decided to resist and filed suit, with help from the ACLU. After being gagged from saying anything about it for more than eight months, the “John Doe” librarians can now tell their fascinating and moving story.

Don’t miss this chance to learn how the USA PATRIOT Act is really being used.

Co-sponsored by Vermont Library Association and
University of Vermont Libraries

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