“Fair use”.

/“Fair use”.

Google made unauthorized digital editions of nearly all of the world’s valuable copyright-protected literature and profits from displaying those works. In our view, such mass digitization and exploitation far exceeds the bounds of fair use defense.

–Paul Aiken, executive director of the Authors Guild, commenting on the ruling that Google’s mass book-scanning constitutes “fair use”.

2016-05-14T11:03:48+00:0019th December, 2013|Tags: books, copyright, google, law, publishing, tech|