In Appeal Filing, Google Defends Snippets

In a filing with the Second Circuit last week, Google defended its practice of displaying snippets in Google Book Search. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Rundown: Google AMP has short-term appeal but potential long-term costs

Publishers, still smarting from blows inflicted by Facebook and its ever-changing news feed, have found some comfort in the warm embrace of Google. The post The Rundown: Google AMP has short-term appeal but potential long-term costs appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-12 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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Google may have to pay for news snippets under EU copyright reform

A proposed reform of European Union copyright law grants online news publishers additional rights that could lead to the closure of services such as Google News if strictly enforced.Copyright law already provides reporters with protection for the news stories they publish, but in a draft... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-09-14 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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Supreme Court Rejects Google Books Appeal

The decision ends one of the publishing industry's defining legal dramas of the digital age. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Latest Filings, Google Case Now in Supreme Court's Hands

The high court could soon decide whether to review long-running case over Google’s library scanning program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Appeals Court Affirms Google Book Search is Fair Use

The U.S Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has rejected the Authors Guild's appeal and affirmed that Google’s library book scanning project is protected by fair use. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 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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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 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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How to upload PDF and EPUB files into Google Play Books

Ever get stuck at the bar waiting for your friends to show up? That’s when I usually whip out my tablet and start catching up on reading. And since Google Play Books lets me upload PDFs and ebooks I’ve purchased elsewhere, I’ve always got something new to read on hand.It’s easy to get your own... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-01-28 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

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German publishers capitulate and let Google post news snippets -- for now

German publishers said they are bowing to Google’s market power, and will allow the search engine powerhouse to show news snippets in search results free of charge, at least for the time being.The decision is a step in an ongoing legal dispute between the publishers and Google. Publishers are... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Publishers Bow To Google’s Market Power In Ongoing Text Snippets Fight

A tug of war between Google and German publishers over how online news content is displayed in search results has ended in surrender (for now) for the publishers — who have grudgingly agreed the search giant can display snippets of their co ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German publishers start legal action against Google over news snippets

German news publishers are escalating their fight to get a cut of the ad revenue that Google makes when it republishes parts of their news articles.The publishers’ society VG Media has started legal proceedings against Google after the search-engine giant refused to negotiate with the collecting... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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Apple Files Expected Appeal of E-Book Injunction

"Apple also hereby appeals from any and all orders and rulings that were adverse to it." Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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