Posts Tagged ‘The Authors Guild’

With Much Ado About Public Service, Google Pleads Fair Use in Big Copyright Case

Posted by on Tuesday July 31, 2012 | Copyright/Legal

Arguing that its Google Books program makes fair use of copyrighted books by providing an indispensable public service, Google has asked a federal court to dismiss The Authors Guild’s claim that Google is infringing the copyrights of authors on a “massive” scale. Google has scanned more than 12 million books–many of them still under copyright... More