What's New for Dec 21, 2001
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Tue Jan 8 09:41:38 CST 2002
> 2. SECRECY: APS POSITION ON FREEDOM OF SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION.
> In 1986 WN carried the first report of what the FBI called "the
> library awareness program." FBI agents, who resembled Elliot
> Ness less than Inspector Clouseau, asked a University of Maryland
> librarian for circulation records of "persons with East European
> or Russian sounding names" (WN 5 Sep 86). The librarian refused.
> The APS council had already affirmed its support for "the
> unfettered communication of scientific ideas and knowledge that
> are not classified" http://www.aps.org/statements/83.2html .
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