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

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The latest chapter in the ongoing saga of Google Books and whether it constituted “fair use” is over, but whether the book is closed on the matter has yet to be determined. 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 was able to defeat the legal action,...

2013-11-14 23:00:50

Google, Inc.’s win Thursday in a lawsuit over the company’s posting millions of books online is a win for authors and the goal of learning, according to an intellectual property professor at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Google, Inc.’s win Thursday in a lawsuit over the company’s posting millions of books online is a win for authors and the goal of learning, according to an intellectual property professor at The John Marshall Law School in...

European Lawyer Says Google Not Responsible For Removing Personal Information In Web Searches
2013-06-25 09:49:35

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A top lawyer with the European Union (EU) Court of Justice said today Google shouldn’t be responsible for policing what’s online, placing the burden instead on website owners. This doesn’t make Google exempt from EU privacy laws which protect citizens from having their information shared or publicly posted. Instead, it declares the search engine cannot be asked to delete this personal information or police how this information...

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

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online 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. With this settlement, Google may have one more stone in place to build out their eBook service, Google Books. In 2005, the AAP, along with McGraw-Hill, Penguin USA, Simon & Schuster, Pearson Education and John Wiley, filed a lawsuit against Google for copyright infringement...

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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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. Judge Raymond J. Lohier Jr. of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan granted Google´s request to stay a lower court ruling while an appeals panel considers whether authors of the books should receive class status. The ruling further extends a copyright...

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2010-01-07 14:57:53

Samsung announced their forray into the packed electronic book reader market on Wednesday, revealing its new devices and a joint venture with Google Books. Samsung unveiled two wireless e-readers at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the "E6" and the "E101." Samsung said that the remarkable thing that their black-and-white e-readers can do is their ability for users to write directly on the screen, so that they can write annotations with an electromagnetic pen. "It's not just a...


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