From The Arts section of today’s New York Times:
A Google Search of a Distinctly Retro Kind
To Satisfy a Lawsuit, Internet Powerhouse Must Turn to Print Ads
By Noam Cohen
To comply with a class-action suit by copyright holders affected by Google’s plan to offer all of literature online, old-fashioned legal notices in 70 languages are being placed in newspapers worldwide.
. . .
Old-fashioned legal notices prove best in tracking down far-flung authors
I’ve raved and raved about the Bloomberg Law Reports (only because our faculty keep telling me how good they are). I’m pleased to see a new subject enter the arena: Bloomberg Law Reports: Class Actions. Vol. 1, no. 1 is dated September 2008.
The “Featured Article” is “Class Actions in Canada,” by Sean P. Wajert.
For those of you interested in class actions worldwide, we have a new resource here at Stanford, the Global Class Actions Exchange (which also has a paper about Canadian class actions — as well as papers covering many other countries).