Appeals court dismisses infringement charges against Google, could create new industry

A federal appeals court in New York City dismissed a copyright infringement lawsuit Friday filed against Mountain View-based Google Inc. alleging that the technology giant's program to create digital copies of books should not be allowed. The decision is a loss to the authors whose books are being copied, but a win to the creative commons movement. The Authors Guild sued the Mountain View tech giant in 2005, saying Google’s scanning of tens of millions of books into an online library illegally… Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

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Google's Book Scanning is Fair Use, Appeals Court Rules

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