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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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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Publishers, Internet Archive Trade Reply Briefs in Book Scanning Case

In the lengthy filings, the parties sharpen their arguments for summary judgment in the closely watched copyright case. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, Internet Archive Submit Proposed Judgment in Copyright Case

More than four months after a federal judge found the Internet Archive liable for copyright infringement, the parties have delivered a negotiated agreement for a judgment to be entered in the case. A final resolution could still be years away, however, as the Internet Archive has vowed to appeal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Appeals Court Hears Internet Archive Copyright Case

While the court clearly appeared skeptical of the Internet Archive's arguments, the panel was deeply engaged and well-prepared, peppering both sides with a wide array of questions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Internet Archive Seeks Reversal in Book Scanning Suit

In a highly anticipated appeal brief, officials at the Internet Archive argued that district court judge John G. Koeltl misunderstood the facts and misapplied the law in finding that the IA’s scanning and lending of print library books infringed publishers’ copyrights. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-18 05:00:00 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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Judgment Phase of Internet Archive Copyright Case Appears Imminent

More than four months after finding the Internet Archive liable for copyright infringement, the next phase in the litigation appears to be close. In a July 28 order, judge John G. Koeltl gave the parties until August 11 to deliver recommendations for determining a judgment in the closely watched... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, Internet Archive Set for Key Hearing Today

After nearly three years of legal wrangling, a federal judge today will hear cross motions for summary judgment in a closely watched lawsuit challenging the legality of the Internet Archive's program to scan and lend print library books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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At Hearing, Judge Appears Skeptical of Internet Archive’s Scanning and Lending Program

Over the course of the 90-minute hearing, Judge John G. Koeltl appeared unmoved by the IA's fair use claims and unconvinced that the publishers’ market for library e-books was not impacted by the practice known as controlled digital lending. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In New Filing, Publishers Accuse Internet Archive of ‘Stonewalling’ Discovery in Scanning Lawsuit

In a November 19 letter, lawyers for the plaintiff publishers outlined seven “categories” of requested documents yet to be turned over by the Internet Archive and accused the IA of "hoping to run out the clock” on discovery. Discovery in the case is due to close mid-December. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book publishers sue Internet Archive for allegedly enabling piracy

When libraries around the US began closing their doors due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Internet Archive (IA) responded by creating a “National Emergency Library,” a collection of 1.4 million books from its free e-book repository Open Library. Pu... Continue reading at Engadget

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Publishers Sue Internet Archive Over Free E-Books

Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Hachette and Wiley accused the nonprofit of piracy for making over 1 million books free online. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Strange Case of Posthumously Published Books

What are the personal, ethical, and moral considerations that go into books published posthumously? Continue reading at Book Riot

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Publishers File Appeal Brief in Internet Archive Copyright Suit

Nearly one year after district court judge John G. Koeltl found the IA's scanning and lending of library books to be copyright infringement, the publisher plaintiffs are asking an appeals court to affirm the decision. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Court to Hear Bids by Amazon, Publishers to Dismiss Revived Price Fixing Case

The hearing on the revived case comes some 10 months after magistrate judge Valerie Figueredo found insufficient evidence for the initial case to proceed. The suit accuses Amazon and the Big Five publishers of a conspiracy to fix e-book prices, a claim the publishers insist is "implausible" and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians, Publishers File Amicus Briefs in Texas Book Banning Case

With oral arguments set for June 7 before a judge on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, librarians and publishers have weighed in on a closely watched case in Texas concerning the banning of books in Llano County, Texas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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