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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,...

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2009-09-25 12:40:00

A US district judge decided Thursday to delay a fairness hearing on a settlement that would allow Google to sell digital copies of millions of copyrighted out-of-print books online. US District Court Judge Denny Chin agreed with a request from the US Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers to postpone the October 7 hearing. "Under all the circumstances, it makes no sense to conduct a hearing on the fairness and reasonableness of the current settlement agreement, as it does...