I received a copy of a document in which McMaster University provides answers to some of the questions arising out of its decision to sign the Model License with Access Copyright. Since many universities are grappling with similar questions and answers, I have taken the liberty of providing some responses to this document. The document is in a Q&A form, so I added my responses in green below each answer. You can read it here.   [scribd id=97462967 key=key-2kw0ofuh2t17lifxetv2 mode=list]    

Ten years ago I landed in Toronto with my wife and an 11 months old son. I left my job as a staff lawyer at the Israeli Antitrust Authority and arrived to Toronto to become a student again at UofT’s Faculty of Law. A couple of days later I had a meeting with Prof. Brian Langille: now my colleague, then the Associate Dean, Graduate Student. The meeting was part of a routine procedure for all incoming graduate students, but nonetheless, it was a sign for a great start. Not that I had never had meetings with professors in my earlier …

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Let it be known that I have very negative attitude towards Ipsos Reid. A couple of days ago my phone office rang.  The speaker presented herself as a poller from Ipsos Reid, interested in conducting a survey about the public attitude towards companies.  I politely declined.  First I said that I was very busy.  She asked me if there was another time when it’d be more convenient to talk to me and I said that I actually wasn’t interested in participating at all. A few hours later the phone rang again, same introduction only asking to speak to one of …

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