Herb Richardson, Please Don't Sue Us - 2013-02-20

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F347.png Herb Richardson, Please Don't Sue Us February 20, 2013, Tony Ortega, Underground Bunker

Herb Richardson, helluva guy We want to thank Professor David Touretzky of Carnegie Mellon University, who sent us down this rabbit hole a few days ago.

He pointed us to a news item that has grabbed considerable attention in the academic world, although Gawker thinks it can't be any more boring.

Here's the thumbnail: An academic librarian at McMaster University in Ontario named David Askey is being sued for millions because in 2010, when he was still a tenured associate professor at Kansas State University, he wrote a blog post criticizing the quality of books put out by an academic publisher, Edwin Mellen Press.

Wikipedia cite:
{{cite news | author = Tony Ortega | title = Herb Richardson, Please Don't Sue Us | url = https://tonyortega.org/2013/02/20/herb-richardson-please-dont-sue-us/ | work = Underground Bunker | date = February 20, 2013 | accessdate = August 21, 2017 }}