Censoring “the Internet Archive”

Turns Out You Can Burn a Digital Book

In Tennessee they are banning them. But there’s more than one way to censor a book. As Internet Archive librarian Chris Freeland explains, corporate publishers are suing the Internet Archive, demanding our library destroy 1.4 million digital books. “Whether through corporate bullying or government banning, digital books are not immune from censorship,” explains Freeland. Many of these books don’t exist anywhere else online–so we are the library of last resort.

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