8 Years Later, Google's Book Scanning Crusade Ruled 'Fair Use'

Eight years after a group of authors and publishers sued Google for scanning more than 20 million library books without the permission of rights holders, a federal judge has ruled that the web giant's sweeping book project stayed within the bounds of U.S. copyright law.     Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2013-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's Book Scanning is Fair Use, Appeals Court Rules

An appeals court rejected the claims of the Authors Guild that Google's massive book scanning project is copyright infringement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Google's book scanning project is fair use, appeals court rules

Google's book scanning project constitutes fair use under U.S. copyright law, an appeals court confirmed Friday, ending a ten-year legal fight by the Authors Guild and other writers' groups to have it stopped. Google began working with libraries in 2004 to digitize their book collections,... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's Book-Scanning Is Fair Use, Judge Rules in Landmark Copyright Case

Google's massive book-scanning project that makes complete copies of books without the authors' permission is perfectly legal under U.S. copyright law, a federal judge ruled today, deciding an 8-year-old legal battle.     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US appeals court rules Google's book-scanning project is legal

Google's goal of scanning millions of out-of-print books for online access has drawn the ire of authors and publishers for years. Today, a US appeals court ruled that the practice is in fact legal. Claims of infringement brought by the Authors Guil... Continue reading at Engadget

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Google Books case: digitizing 'snippets' of text is ruled 'fair use'

US Circuit Judge Denny Chin says Google Books falls under fair use, while the Authors Guild calls it copyright infringement. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Judge rules Google's scanning of books is not illegal

There is nothing wrong with Google scanning millions of book and making that text available as snippets in search results. This is the ruling made today by a judge in New York, bringing to an end an eight year legal battle between Google and The Authors Guild in conjunction with several specific... Continue reading at Betanews

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London Book Fair 2017: Judge Pierre Leval Defends Google Books Decision, Fair Use

The author of the appeals court decision that legalized Google Books last April told attendees that the case was not close. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna Book Fair Names Its Children’s Publishers of the Year

The winners of this year's publishing-house awards are based in Tanzania, Switzerland, Iran, the United States, Colombia, and New Zealand. The post Bologna Book Fair Names Its Children’s Publishers of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Leipzig Book Fair cancelled for a second year

Leipzig Book Fair, the main spring event for the German book industry, has been cancelled for the second year running owing to the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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At This Year's Frankfurt Book Fair, Uncertainty Was Met with Optimism

At the all-virtual 2020 Frankfurter Buchmesse, publishers were largely keeping positive despite the hurdles presented by a challenging year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bologna Book Fair 2019 Attendance Exceeds Last Year’s by 5 Percent

Bologna Children's Book Fair announces a record year in attendance and news coverage, while naming Sharjah as its 2020 Guest of Honor. The post Bologna Book Fair 2019 Attendance Exceeds Last Year’s by 5 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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This Year's London Book Fair Wraps

Over three days last week in London, England, a stable publishing industry clashed with the chaos of Brexit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What will you be reading next year? London book fair's star attractions

Salman Rushdie’s take on Don Quixote, Elton John’s memoirs and a study of criminals in Broadmoor – a selection of the biggest and most interesting books announced at the fairQuichotte by Salman Rushdie (August 2019)Inspired by Don Quixote, this novel following the adventures of an ageing... Continue reading at The Guardian

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London Book Fair 2019: In Canada, a Busy Year for Copyright

Kate Edwards, Executive Director of the Association of Canadian Publishers runs down the latest legal and legislative actions affecting Canadian publishers and authors in the copyright arena. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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8 books that inspired this year's Oscar-nominated films

If you're a movie buff, your list of films to watch probably increased dramatically Tuesday after the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards were announced in Beverly Hills. But if you prefer spending an evening curled up on your couch with a good book, and not in a theater with an overly expensive... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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London Book Fair 2018: 30 Years After 'The Alchemist' Paulo Coelho is Still Making Magic

As his bestselling work turns 30, the internationally revered author is set to publish his new book, 'Hippie.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘Best Children’s Publishers of the Year’ Named at Bologna Book Fair

Named in six parts of the world, Bologna's six annual cohort of 'Best Children's Publishers of the Year' is named on the first evening of the book fair. The post ‘Best Children’s Publishers of the Year’ Named at Bologna Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In Its Fifth Year, Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Continues to Grow

Widely acknowledged as the biggest event dedicated to children’s content in Asia, the China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) has successfully wrapped up its fifth outing, which ran from November 17-19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘Words Move’ as Warsaw Book Fair Welcomes This Year’s Guest of Honor: Germany

'An intense German-Polish cultural dialogue,' Germany's Warsaw plan is led by Frankfurt Book Fair, Goethe-Institut, and Berlin's Foreign Office. The post ‘Words Move’ as Warsaw Book Fair Welcomes This Year’s Guest of Honor: Germany appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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