Friday, April 17, 2009

Google BS: People Are Waking Up

Legally Speaking: The Dead Souls of the Google Booksearch Settlement
This column argues that the proposed settlement of this lawsuit is a privately negotiated compulsory license primarily designed to monetize millions of orphan works.

That sounds awfully familiar. Let me see ...

Is Another Suit Against Google Book Search Coming?
Google has arbitrarily stepped in as an uninvited third-party to put "in print" thousands (perhaps millions) of books that have been out-of-print.


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