Google’s newspaper ads

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

New resources for keeping up with class action litigation and global class action developments


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).