Judge rules classic picturebooks infringe copyright

A judge in the US has ruled that unauthorised children’s editions of classics infringe the copyright of the originals published by Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster US. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-02 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

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