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The Internet Archive is ending the National Emergency Library over lawsuit from publishers.

Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library initiative, which made more than 1.3 million books available online for free, will end early as publishers sue for copyright infringement. The nonprofit began offering free books during March as the coronavirus pandemic forced Americans to quarantine... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-12 14:06:26 UTC ]
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Internet Archive Will End Its Program for Free E-Books

The nonprofit has said its National Emergency Library was a public service to people unable to access libraries during the pandemic, but publishers and authors accused it of theft. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-11 19:56:08 UTC ]
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Publishers are suing the Internet Archive for scanning and distributing copies of their books.

On June 1st, a group of book publishers—Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins Publishers, John Wiley & Sons, and Penguin Random House, all member companies of the Association of American Publishers—filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the Internet Archive, whose “National Emergency... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-01 17:48:23 UTC ]
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PA backs AAP as publishers file lawsuit against Internet Archive

The Publishers Association has expressed its support as member companies of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Internet Archive (IA), a self-described American digital library offering "universal access to all knowledge". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 17:39:50 UTC ]
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Publishers Charge the Internet Archive with Copyright Infringement

Four publishers filed a lawsuit on Monday charging the Internet Archive with copyright infringement and asking for an injunction to prevent the IA’s scanning, public display, and distribution of literary works. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild, AAP Outraged by IA's 'National Emergency Library'

The Internet Archive says it is performing a public service by making its scans of print books available to all, but critics call it an 'attack' on copyright. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US Publishers Slam ‘CDL’ as ‘Systematic Infringement’ as UK Authors Write to Foundations

In a growing controversy over the Internet Archive's handling of copyrighted material, the Association of American Publishers joins complaints from authors' organizations. The post US Publishers Slam ‘CDL’ as ‘Systematic Infringement’ as UK Authors Write to Foundations appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA demands Internet Archive stops lending books ‘unlawfully’

The Society of Authors has demanded the Internet Archive’s Open Library stops lending books "unlawfully" online in the UK, arguing the US practice of Controlled Digital Lending is a breach of copyright. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: January 18, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Librarians prepare to gather in Seattle for the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting; The U.K. Society of Authors threatens to sue the Internet Archive; And, some Kansas residents want to remove LGBT-themed books from the children's section of the library. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive

In a copyright flare-up, California's Internet Archive finds itself on the wrong side of the English-speaking world's two largest author trade organizations. The post Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Read Mark Judge’s “Wasted” gen X book, courtesy of the Internet Archive

A hard-to-find book by Brett Kavanaugh’s high school friend Mark Judge has appeared online. Copies of Mark Judge’s out-of-print memoir, Wasted: Tales of a Gen-X Drunk, are listed on Amazon for $150 and more, but the book by Brett Kavanaugh’s high school friend is now available on the Internet... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Business of Making E-books Free

A partnership between MIT Press and the Internet Archive is digitizing important books from the press’s backlist and making them available to library patrons for free. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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