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US Authors Guild Loses In Court Against Google Books
2013-11-15 11:07:15

On Thursday Google Inc. won a dismissal in a long-running lawsuit by the US Authors Guild, which sued the search giant, alleging that its plans to create a digital library in essence amounted to copyright infringement.

Google Settles Copyright Infringement Suit
2012-10-04 21:13:47

Google has announced today they’ve been able to strike a deal with the Association of American Publishers, ending a 7-year spat between the two.

Google Copyright Case Delayed, For Now
2012-09-18 09:10:52

A federal appeals court sided with Google on Monday when it ruled to delay a court challenge to the company’s plans to build a vast digital library.

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2012-06-12 08:16:37

This week a settlement was reached with two French organizations: Society of Men Letters of France (SGDL) and the French Publishers' Association.

Authors Sue U.S. Universities for Copyright Infringement
2011-09-14 04:59:18

Five American universities participating in a program to digitize books are being sued by authors in the U.S., the U.K., Canada and Australia, claiming that they have obtained unauthorized scans of millions of copyright-protected manuscripts.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.