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On September 29, 2010 By Megan DeLockery

The red Netflix movie envelope has become a well-known sight, with fifteen million customers recently joining the service to receive DVDs in the mail or view films through online streaming. The convenience and simplicity of Netflix’s service has even contributed to the collapse of some of its competitors, with former market leader, Blockbuster, declaring bankruptcy [...]

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This Note focuses on orphan works–works whose copyright owners cannot be found–and the problems they create for libraries and archives that wish to preserve and facilitate access to them. After describing the legal basis for the orphan works problem, the Note analyzes and critiques proposed legislative and scholarly solutions. After concluding that prior solutions fail [...]

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Last November, we reported that Google had agreed to a $125 million settlement of a copyright class action filed against it by the Association of American Publishers and the Authors Guild in response to its Google Book Search endeavor. The details of the settlement agreement [...]

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Google has agreed to pay a total of $125 million to settle a lawsuit brought by authors and publishers due to Google’s efforts to put books online. Google will be able to put millions of volumes online now, most of which are no longer in print. Those behind the class-action lawsuit filed it [...]

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