Tag Archives: McMaster

Libel action against McMaster librarian raises Academic Freedom issues

InsideHigherEd has confirmed that Edwin Mellen Press has filed libel actions in Ontario Superior Court against Dale Askey, a librarian at McMaster University and the University. The action is based on a 2010 review about the publisher that Askey posted on his on his blog. The review assessed the quality of the Mellon’s books, which […]


Once again, Linking is NOT unauthorized copying

When Access Copyright included “linking” or “hyperlinking” in its definition of “copy” in its tariff application back in 2010, the provision became one of the most notable lightning rods of opposition for the proposed tariff; a paradigm example of over-reaching. After all, Section 3 of the Copyright Act, which sets forward the full and complete list […]