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Google Wins Book Lawsuit: Judge Rules Digitization Service 'Fair Use'

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Google has won its eight-year battle with The Authors Guild over its Books service, with a judge ruling that Google's use of copyrighted material was allowed under fair use. Google lets users search and view "snippets" of more than 20 million books. Google has won its eight-year battle with The Authors Guild over its Books service, with a judge ruling that Google's use of copyrighted material was allowed under fair use. Google lets users search and view "snippets" of more than 20 million books. 0 Comments

Google Books Makes a Deal with France's Top Publisher

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In France, Google has reached an agreement with the nation's largest publishing company, Hachette Libre. The opt-in agreement will allow Google to digitize and scan books from Hachette's library of copyrighted but out-of-print texts. In France, Google has reached an agreement with the nation's largest publishing company, Hachette Libre. The opt-in agreement will allow Google to digitize and scan books from Hachette's library of copyrighted but out-of-print texts. 0 Comments

SearchDay | The Big "O" -- Offshoring

Today's search engine marketing news and opinion: The Big "O" -- Offshoring; Google Books Settlement: Back to the Drawing Board; Google Does the Local Content Thing with Places Pages; and more. Today's search engine marketing news and opinion: The Big "O" -- Offshoring; Google Books Settlement: Back to the Drawing Board; Google Does the Local Content Thing with Places Pages; and more. 0 Comments