Appellate Judges Keep Librarian Quiet for Now (Wired Campus Blog)

A federal appeals court has kept a gag — at least temporarily — on a Connecticut librarian who was ordered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to turn over library records under a controversial provision of the USA Patriot Act. That provision also stipulates that all information about such FBI requests remain secret. The librarian, referred to as John Doe, wants to talk about his or her experiences as part of the debate about the legality of the Patriot Act. (more…)