The Association of American Publishers said today that it has filed a lawsuit against Google, seeking an injunction against the Print for Libraries project, under which the search giant intends to scan and index copyrighted books without explicit permission from publishers. The suit was filed on behalf of McGraw-Hill, Pearson Education, Penguin Group (USA), Simon & Schuster and John Wiley & Sons.
Book Publishers Sue Google
ilmaestro 32,932 posts
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I'm slightly confused as to what Google are trying to do. Is it something like Amazon's 'search inside' feature?
Similar, but obviously without the emphasis on selling a book.
Some authors say get your hands off our books.
Other authors say we don't want our work to wallow in obscurity, get our names out there.
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