Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google's online library of books

The Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to Google Inc.'s online book library from authors who said the project makes it harder for them to market their work. The justices let stand lower court rulings in favor of Mountain View, Calif.-based Google and rejected the authors' claim that... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google's online library of books

The Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to Google Inc.'s online book library from authors who said the project makes it harder for them to market their work. The justices let stand lower court rulings in favor of Mountain View, Calif.-based Google and rejected the authors' claim that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-04-18 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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Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor's staff prodded colleges and libraries to buy her books

For colleges and libraries seeking a big name for a guest lecturer, few come bigger than Sonia Sotomayor, the Supreme Court justice who rose from poverty in the Bronx to the nation’s highest court Continue reading at ABC News

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German supreme court rejects ad-block challenge

Publishing giant Axel Springer has lost a long-running case seeking to limit the use of Adblock Plus. Continue reading at BBC World

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Supreme Court Delays Decision on Google Books Case

Lawyers tell PW it is likely the court simply did not get to the case, and will be relisted for a future conference. The court's next scheduled conference is April 15. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For libraries, e-book lending is a new chapter – and a new challenge

The “Netflix model” of leasing e-books to public libraries is expensive, full of limitations, and potentially a boon for censorship, librarians say. It’s a growing business model that shifts power to publishers and makes access harder for patrons. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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These books were challenged at Ottawa's libraries last year

Challenges cited allegations of racism and hatred, as well as supposedly inaccurate or age-inappropriate content, but all were rejected. Continue reading at CBC

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The Sales Numbers on Books by Supreme Court Justices

A recent New York Times article put a spotlight on the book deals made by sitting justices on the U.S. Supreme Court. But how have books written by Supreme Court justices sold? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show 2023: Libraries Confront Post-Pandemic Challenges

The U.S. Book Show kicked off with lively discussions of the recent wave of book bans across the country, how citizens can successfully fight against those who would restrict our freedom to read, and how libraries and publishers can be strategic partners in enabling access to digital content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Final Order, Court Declares Maryland's Library E-book Law Unconstitutional

The final order declares Maryland's groundbreaking, controversial library e-book law preempted by the Federal Copyright Act and blocks its enforcement, all but ending a months-long lawsuit filed by the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Court Blocks Maryland’s Library E-book Law

In ruling for the AAP, judge Deborah L. Boardman held that "striking the balance between the critical functions of libraries and the importance of preserving the exclusive rights of copyright holders" is "squarely in the province of Congress and not this Court or a state legislature." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New York's library e-book licensing bill vetoed as Maryland challenge looms

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has welcomed the decision by New York Governor Kathy Hochul to veto a bill that would have forced publishers and authors to grant e-book licences to libraries under state-imposed terms. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Challenge on Maryland library e-books law set for February

A law forcing publishers in the US and abroad to license e-books to the state's public libraries in the US state of Maryland is expected to come into effect as planned on 1st January 2022 after a court challenge was set for February. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How To Start An Online Book Club From The Library

Steps for starting an online library book club, or converting an existing one that’s been on hiatus, while we wait for the ability to meet in person again. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Irish Supreme Court Rejects Facebook Bid to Block ECJ Data Case

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) will hear a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU citizens’ data to Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Google makes it easier for businesses to take online bookings

Businesses in the US now have a new way to sign up with one of Google's booking partners and to add a booking button to their search listing. Anyone in the US with a Google My Business account can benefit from the addition of a booking button that enables people to book a reservation with a... Continue reading at Betanews

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Google Case Set for April 1 Supreme Court Conference

The Supreme Court has put the case on the calendar for its April 1 conference, meaning the end of the more than 10-year old case could be near. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-18 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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Supreme Court Rejects Apple’s Appeal

At its March 4 conference, the Supreme Court declined to take up Apple’s appeal in its ebook price-fixing case, effectively ending one of the publishing industry's most closely-watched cases. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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