Dear assorted sages and divas,

“We have not, to date, accepted that freedom of expression requires the facilitation of the unlawful sale of goods.” 1

With those incisive words, the Supreme Court of Canada finally called Google out for its long time practice of turning a blind eye to infringement of intellectual property, and ordered that Google block a pirate site, not just in Canada, but around the world.

Read about it here:

http://copyright.nova.edu/canada-google/

 

Stephen Carlisle

Nova Southeastern University

Copyright Officer

Alvin Sherman Library, Research and

Information Technology Center

Suite 2012

Phone: 954-262-4608

Email: scarlisle@nova.edu