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2014-09-18 08:34:40

OSLO, Norway, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Malicious hacking, bit rot and data corruption; the challenges are immense when it comes to securing digital data.

Internet Archive Flickr Collection
2014-09-01 05:01:38

Millions of photos and illustrations from the pages of public domain books originally digitized by the US Internet Archive have been uploaded to Flickr by a research fellow at Georgetown University in Washington DC.

2013-11-14 23:03:25

Report explores expectations, institutional policies, and professional preparation for research data management. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 14, 2013

2013-06-19 23:25:22

AMS Imaging has added the Xerox BookCentre to their product offerings in order to meet the increasing need for self-service book scanners for libraries and universities. Warwick,

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.

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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.

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2011-05-12 06:35:00

Internet search giant Google was sued for $14 million by three French publishers who alleged the search engine scanned thousands of their books without permission.

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2011-03-23 06:29:14

Google Inc’s plans to bring an immense library to the Internet has been dealt a major setback by a US judge on Tuesday, rejecting a settlement with authors and publishers over Google’s digital book-scanning project.

2011-03-22 16:07:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York Federal District Court's rejection of the Google Book Settlement is a victory for the public interest and for competition in the literary and Internet ecosystems. The U.S.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.