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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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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Judge rules against authors in Google Books copyright infringement case

Google's Books project, which has indexed millions of titles and made them available online, hasn't always been on completely solid legal footing. After all, Books operates without the permission of authors, which has understandably drawn some ire from copyright holders, not to mention other web ... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-11-14 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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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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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

[ Betanews | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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US Copyright Ruling: The Moppet Books’ KinderGuides Case

In an interesting copyright case, children's books based on great literature are ruled by a US district judge to be infringing on copyright. The post US Copyright Ruling: The Moppet Books’ KinderGuides Case appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check It Out with Andrew Richard Albanese: How the Google Books Case Could Change Fair Use On Campus

Perhaps the biggest question to come from Pierre Leval’s written opinion in the extraordinary case of Google Books, is how it might ripple into the day-to-day application of fair use in higher education. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-30 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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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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Google Books case tests the limits of copyright law

The Authors Guild is seeking more than $2 billion in damages from Google Books – which may make this one of the most expensive copyright damages cases in litigation history. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge orders trial for copyright case between Thomson Reuters Westlaw, AI rival

Thomson Reuters has accused Ross Intelligence of improperly copying data from its Westlaw legal-research division to train an AI-powered competitor. A jury will decide the case, a judge ruled this week. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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With Key Decision Imminent, Judge Orders Status Conference in Texas Book Rating Case

The moves come after the court held a second hearing on a bid to block the law from taking effect on August 28, and with the law's September 1 effective date bearing down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge rules that AI-generated art isn't copyrightable, since it lacks human authorship

A federal judge has agreed with US government officials that a piece of artificial intelligence-generated art isn't eligible for copyright protection in the country since there was no human authorship involved. "Copyright has never stretched so far [...] as to protect works generated by new... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-08-21 15:00:33 UTC ]
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Judge Approves Final Injunction in Publishers, Internet Archive Copyright Case

After more than three years of litigation, it took judge John G. Koeltl just hours to sign off on the parties’ negotiated consent judgment—but not without a final twist. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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At London Book Fair Tuesday: Copyright Under Attack

Threats to copyright protections, publishing leaders at London Book Fair will say today, are as broadly international as the Internet. The post At London Book Fair Tuesday: Copyright Under Attack appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-04-18 04:30:37 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: Google Becomes a Client of MVB’s Metabooks

The MVB Metabooks program marks a first year of business in the United Kingdom this week during London Book Fair. The post London Book Fair: Google Becomes a Client of MVB’s Metabooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-04-17 18:10:18 UTC ]
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Publishers, Internet Archive Ready for Summary Judgment Hearing in Book Scanning Case

A federal judge is now ready to hear arguments for summary judgment in a closely watched copyright case filed by four major publishers against the Internet Archives over its program to scan and lend library books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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