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Monday, April 18, 2016

Google Victory

Google Just Scored a Major Victory Against US Authors

Thu-Huong Ha | April 18, 2016

A ten-year long case against Google has finally seen its end.
Today, the US Supreme Court announced it had declined to hear Authors Guild v Google, a pivotal case that pitted book authors’ rights against the tech giant’s desire to build a massive digital library. In doing so the court quietly sided with Google, agreeing with previous rulings that its massive book scanning project is legal.


<more at; related articles and links: (Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google book-scanning project.. April 18, 2016) and (“The internet was not anticipated”: an alliance of world-famous authors are mad at Google. February 10, 2016)>

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