Ganked via cmpriest and too fantastic not to pass on:
Librarian's brush with FBI shapes her view of the USA Patriot Act
By Joan Airoldi
It was a moment that librarians had been dreading.
On June 8, 2004, an FBI agent stopped at the Deming branch of the Whatcom County Library System in northwest Washington and requested a list of the people who had borrowed a biography of Osama bin Laden. We said no.
MORE . . .