Monday, June 20, 2005

ALA: Anxiety over Patriot Act is Justified

The American Library Association released preliminary results from thier recent survey of how often law enforcement officials had queried patron records since 9/11/2001. Click here for ALA's press release on the subject.

The survey revealed that more than 211 legally executed requests for information had been made.

Noted in an article at Bloomberg Canada: The information for the survey was stored on a server in Canada - beyond the reach of U.S. Authorities.