Authors Guild Sues Universities Over Google Book Scanning

The Authors Guild has sued five universities and a library partnership organization alleging copyright infringement over their use of certain digitized copies of... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild denied appeal to stop Google scanning books

The US Authors Guild’s appeal against the earlier ruling that allows the tech giant to scan millions of books under ‘fair use’ has been rejected by the Supreme CourtA long-running face-off between the US Authors Guild and Google over the search engine’s scanning of millions of books was brought... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge dismisses Authors Guild case against Google Books

A U.S. judge has thrown out a long-standing copyright infringement case brought against Google by the Authors Guild, saying the company’s book-scanning project provides significant benefits to the public. Judge Denny Chin, formerly of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2013-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Diversity Webinar Asks: Can Book Publishing Change?

The Authors Guild's virtual panel "Centering Black Voices: Short-Term Progress or Sustainable Change?," held on July 27, offered a wide-ranging examination of the history and potential of the book industry’s continuing struggle to address diversity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Unveils New Model Trade Book Contract

Using some or all of the clauses in the model contract, the Authors Guild said, will help ensure that writers receive the rights granted them under current U.S. copyright and contract law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publisher, Author Groups Protest Library Book Scanning Program

More than 36 organizations from around the world have spoken out against a library book scanning program known as "controlled digital lending," dubbing the practice "systematic infringement." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Joins Warnings on Amazon’s Buy-Button Book Sales Policy

Authors' and publishers' groups are protesting a change in Amazon's third-party sales policy. The retailer says it's in line with 'the rest of Amazon.' The post Authors Guild Joins Warnings on Amazon’s Buy-Button Book Sales Policy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Teaming Up: London Book Fair and Nielsen, Authors Guild and Media Coalition

The London Book Fair's Quantum Conference and Nielsen's BookInsights merge, while the Authors Guild and Media Coalition get together on freedom of speech. The post Teaming Up: London Book Fair and Nielsen, Authors Guild and Media Coalition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Sues S&S Over E-book Royalties

Author Sheldon Blau has filed a class action suit alleging that the publisher is paying improper royalty rates on digital sales. But S&S says they have never published a digital edition of Blau's title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Gets Support in Google Case

Malcolm Gladwell and Ursula K. Le Guin, are among those supporting the Authors Guild’s bid to have the Supreme Court review its case against Google. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Petitions Supreme Court to Hear Google Case

Authors Guild executives say that the case represents an opportunity for the Supreme Court to clarify fair use for the digital age. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US court backs Google book scanning

Google can continue to scan millions of books without violating copyright laws, a US court had ruled. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2015-10-17 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

[ Engadget | 2015-10-16 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Authors Guild Urges More Book Contract Changes

The Guild addresses time limited book contracts, subrights, and the out-of-print clause in the latest installment of its Fair Contract Initiative. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Slams 'Inadequate' E-book Royalty

The Authors Guild is asking bestselling authors to push back against the industry's reigning 25% ebook royalty rate "on behalf of all authors, as well as themselves.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US court hears Authors Guild's Google appeal

Google’s effort to scan and digitize millions of library books violates copyright law and deprives authors of licensing fees, royalties and sales, a lawyer for the Authors Guild told an appeals court in New York yesterday (3rd December). The Authors Guild has taken its battle with Google over... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors Guild Hits Back at Google Ruling

Late Friday afternoon, the Authors Guild filed its appeal in its copyright infringement lawsuit against Google. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Authors Guild Appeals Google Decision

In a filing with the district court, the Authors Guild gave notice that it is appealing Judge Denny Chin’s to dismiss its copyright suit over Google’s library scanning program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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