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On September 7, 2009 By Yoshana Jones July 22, 2010
Google, one of the world’s largest search engines, is in the news headlines once again. The current controversy involves the legality of Google’s proposed settlement agreement with the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers concerning the digitization of millions of books. Both the Authors Guild and the Association of [...]Continue Reading →
September 4 marks the deadline for authors and publishers to opt out of a proposed settlement allowing Google, Inc. to move forward with its plan to scan millions of books and make them available on an online database.
The settlement, reached last October after two years of negotiations, would involve lawsuits filed against Google for [...]Continue Reading →
As previously mentioned in last week’s post, the days of George W. Bush’s presidency may be dwindling, but that hasn’t stopped him from using his last months in office to strengthen federal protection for entertainment industries with the creation of a “Copyright Czar“. Despite strong objections from the Department of Justice, [...]Continue Reading →
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