Librarians Use Shredder to Show Opposition to New F.B.I. Powers Among provisions that have angered librarians nationwide is one that allows the Federal Bureau of Investigation to review certain business records of people under suspicion, which has been interpreted to include the borrowing or purchase of books and the use of the Internet at libraries, bookstores and cafes. The FBI doesn't scare librarians. They also know the value of their rights vs. alarmist reactions to September 11 - "I am more terrified of having my First Amendment rights to information and free speech infringed than I am by the kind of terrorist acts that have come down so far," Ms. Turner said. There's something in that for all of us...


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