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Your Tax Dollars at Work: Chicago Public Libraries Providing Internet Porn to Patrons

DNAinfo 24 January 2017 2 Comments

Karin Hansen went to Harold Washington Library last week to fill out forms for her mother’s nursing home, but the man on the computer next to her came to watch pornography.

“I’m not talking soft focus, ’70s soft core here,” Hansen, of Andersonville, said. “We’re talking very explicit.”

Tyrone F. Horneig

The man wasn’t wearing headphones or using a privacy screen filter — he was recording the porn with his phone. Hansen found a security guard standing 15 feet away from her computer, but didn’t find much help when she told him about her neighbor.

“He said ‘Yeah, I know, but there’s nothing we can do about it,'” Hansen said.

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2 Comments »

  • Marcia Andrews said:

    It is the library’s job to provide equal access to internet to ALL customers. It is also the library’s job to NOT monitor which sites and why customers are visiting them.
    It is the public’s job to fight for their public library access equality AND protection of their privacy.

  • Maynard G. Keynes said:

    Working great!

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