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Visual artists to sue Google over vast library project  (View post)

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, April 8, 2010
7 years ago6,037 views

nytimes.com/2010/04/07/technol ...

"As Google awaits approval of a controversial settlement with authors and book publishers, the company’s plan to create an immense digital library and bookstore may face yet another hurdle.

On Wednesday, the American Society of Media Photographers and other groups representing visual artists plan to file a class-action lawsuit against Google, asserting that the company’s efforts to digitize millions of books from libraries amount to large-scale infringement of their copyrights.
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Jon [PersonRank 0]

7 years ago #

It's American ffs the lawsuit money grab there is away of life.

Ron [PersonRank 0]

7 years ago #

Who's in charge of this now that Alexander Macgillivray is at Twitter? Could it be that he left a some mess behind him?

Related talk:

Alexander Macgillivray, Deputy General Counsel for Products and Intellectual Property at Google (and soon to be General Counsel of Twitter) chats about the Google Book Search Settlement, its intricacies, pros, and cons, and responds to provocative questions and comments.

cyber.law.harvard.edu/interact ...

Andy Wong [PersonRank 10]

7 years ago #

Congratulation Mr Feldman. You have become the one who sues God. Is this what you want?

ianf [PersonRank 10]

7 years ago #

[put at-character here]Andy Wong, surely you must have meant to write "Gooodle."

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