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

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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

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Authors Guild denied appeal to stop Google scanning books

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Supreme Court Rejects Google Books Appeal

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US court backs Google book scanning

Google can continue to scan millions of books without violating copyright laws, a US court had ruled. Continue reading at BBC World

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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

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Google's Book-Scanning Is Fair Use, Judge Rules in Landmark Copyright Case

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Judge rules Google's scanning of books is not illegal

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8 Years Later, Google's Book Scanning Crusade Ruled 'Fair Use'

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Appeals Court Ruling Clears Way for Release of Trump Niece Tell-All

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

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Supreme Court Delays Decision on Google Books Case

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