French Publishers Drop Lawsuits Against Google Book Scanning

Three French publishers have dropped lawsuits against Google alleging that the company infringed their copyright. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google, publishers shelve book-scanning suit

Google and major book publishers have settled a lengthy legal battle over digital copyrights, but a bigger dispute still looms with thousands of authors who allege that Google is illegally profiting from their works. Continue reading at Stuff

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Google Settles Lawsuits Brought by French Authors and Publishers

Google Inc.'s effort to digitize the world's books inched forward Monday, as the search giant said it had struck deals with French authors and publishers that end six years of litigation and open the way to sell out-of-print French books online. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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French publishers drop charges against Google

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 09:00 French publishers Albin Michel, Flammarion and Gallimard have confirmed they have dropped charges against Google for digitising copyrighted books from their catalogues without prior permission. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French publishers may drop claim against Google

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Thu, 08/09/2011 - 09:00 French publishers Albin Michel, Flammarion and Gallimard appear to be dropping charges against Google for digitising copyrighted books without prior permission, at least for the moment, the trade weekly Livres Hebdo has... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Three French publishers file new lawsuit against Google

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Wed, 11/05/2011 - 08:11 French publishers Albin Michel, Flammarion and Gallimard are suing Google for having scanned 9,797 books without prior permission for its Google Book Search programme, a publishing source told The Bookseller. Lawyers for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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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

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How do I get my book published? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Katy Guest

Every day millions of people ask Google life’s most difficult questions. Our writers answer some of the commonest queriesBefore trying to answer this very important question, it is useful to ask yourself another one: “Why should I get my book published?” What do you hope to achieve by releasing... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Milo Yiannopoulos drops lawsuit over his cancelled book

The rightwing provocateur, who recently attempted to represent himself in court, and his former publisher asked that the case be dismissed ‘without costs or fees to either party’Rightwing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos is dropping a lawsuit against his former publisher Simon & Schuster, after... Continue reading at The Guardian

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French publishers are joining forces to take on Google and Facebook

Le Monde and Le Figaro have paired up to offer a scaled digital ad proposition, and 15 other publishers are pooling audience data to rival the duopoly. The post French publishers are joining forces to take on Google and Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Yiannopoulos to Self-Publish Book Dropped by S&S

Milo Yiannopoulos, the alt-right provocateur who had his book deal with Simon & Schuster canceled in February, is now self-publishing his book. 'Dangerous' is currently available for pre-order ahead of its July 4 release date. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Post-Lawsuit, HC Publishing 'Julie of the Wolves' E-book

The announcement comes after a federal judge found, in 2014, that Open Road had infringed HarperCollins’ copyright by releasing an unauthorized ebook edition of the Newbery Medal-winning novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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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'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

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French publisher income drops 1.3%

French publishers’ net income fell by 1.3% last year to €2,652m from €2,687m in 2013, although the picture is “encouraging” for the first half of this year, the book trade publication Livres Hebdo has reported. This was the fourth year running showing a decline, even though the drop was less... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Google Closes Down Play Books Publisher

The Digital Reader reports that due to concerns over “rampant commercial piracy,” Google has closed the Google Play Books Partner Center to new users. The post Google Closes Down Play Books Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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