PEN Concerned by Google’s Suspension of Popular Artist’s Blog
On June 27, without prior warning, Google disabled his blog and Gmail account of artist Dennis Cooper with a generic notification that he had violated Google¹s terms of service.… More
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"Reading and writing is activism," says Kavita Das, author of Craft & Conscience, in the new #PENTen interview.
Read it here: https://pen.org/the-pen-ten-an-interview-with-kavita-das/ #authors #interview
Internet users in #China will soon be held liable for "liking" posts deemed illegal or harmful, sparking fears that the world’s second largest economy plans to control social media like never before. https://www.cnn.com/2022/11/30/media/china-new-internet-rule-punish-liking-posts-intl-hnk#:~:text=Internet%20users%20in%20China%20will,social%20media%20like%20never%20before
So I spoke with @KUER journalist Martha Harris about Alpine's decision to remove 22 books from its libraries. You can read my comments. And you can read the comments of one of the parents in support of the ban. Enough said. #bookbanning @PENamerica https://www.kuer.org/education/2022-11-29/these-are-the-22-books-removed-from-utahs-alpine-school-district