A Canadian University Has Been Scanning Books of Contemporary Poetry And Making Them Free. :-(

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Concordia University caught on the wrong side of copyright – Kate Taylor – The Globe and Mail – 3/10/17

“Normally, finding your book on a university reading list or course outline can be the fulfilment of an author’s fondest hopes: It means that scholars take your work so seriously they want to pass it on to the next generation.

“And it can mean a big increase in book sales, directly to students or to university libraries.

“At Montreal’s Concordia University, however, those hopes turned to bitter disillusionment this week when poets realized that the Centre for Expanded Poetics had been scanning their books and posting them to its web page without their permission.”

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