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'

[ BBC World | 2015-10-17 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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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

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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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US court backs Google book plans

A US federal appeals court has questioned the reasoning behind a class-action lawsuit against Google over its effort to digitise millions of books, suggesting that many authors could benefit from the project. Continue reading at Stuff

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A Friday afternoon court hearing on the Trump challenge to John Bolton's book produces no prior restraint, and Simon & Shuster thanks the International Publishers Association for its support. The post As IPA Backs Simon & Schuster on Bolton Book, Court Hearing Yields Little appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Google-backed Lost My Name has sold 1m children's books in two years

British startup has shipped to 160 countries, based on its mantra of being ‘a technology company that happens to make physical books’British startup Lost My Name has sold more than 1m of its personalised picture books for children since launching its first title two years ago.The company’s The... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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

[ Wired | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge rules Google's scanning of books is not illegal

There is nothing wrong with Google scanning millions of book and making that text available as snippets in search results. This is the ruling made today by a judge in New York, bringing to an end an eight year legal battle between Google and The Authors Guild in conjunction with several specific... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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8 Years Later, Google's Book Scanning Crusade Ruled 'Fair Use'

Eight years after a group of authors and publishers sued Google for scanning more than 20 million library books without the permission of rights holders, a federal judge has ruled that the web giant's sweeping book project stayed within the bounds of U.S. copyright law.     Continue reading at Wired

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US court throws out class-action status in Google books case, for now

A U.S. court has decided that the class-action designation of the copyright lawsuit brought against Google by the Authors Guild over the company's book-scanning project was "premature," and has returned the suit to a lower court for consideration of fair use issues.The Authors Guild filed its... Continue reading at PC World

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Google Wins a Round in Book-Scanning Suit

A federal appeals court on Monday threw out the approval of a class of authors in a long-running lawsuit against Google Inc. over its efforts to electronically scan millions of books from public and university libraries in order to make them available online. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Google, publishers shelve book-scanning suit

Google and major book publishers have settled a lengthy legal battle over digital copyrights, but a bigger dispute still looms with thousands of authors who allege that Google is illegally profiting from their works. Continue reading at Stuff

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Authors Guild Sues Universities Over Google Book Scanning

The Authors Guild has sued five universities and a library partnership organization alleging copyright infringement over their use of certain digitized copies of... Continue reading at PC World

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French Publishers Drop Lawsuits Against Google Book Scanning

Three French publishers have dropped lawsuits against Google alleging that the company infringed their copyright. Continue reading at PC World

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