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Authors Guild v. Google Ruling: An Expansive View of Fair Use
President & CEO, Newspaper Association of America
The Supreme Court's recent decision to deny review of the
Authors Guild v. Google, Inc.
ruling was a blow not just to the suit's plaintiffs in the book industry but to all of us in the business of writing and publishing content.
Amazon the Monopoly: Getting Smart About Books
Lisa Dale Norton
Shimmering Images: A Handy Little Guide to Writing Memoir
Who amongst you has not anteed up for a book from Amazon? Admit it, even those of you who dream of publishing your own book have spent money at Amazon buying e-books or printed books for less than any competitor could afford to sell them.
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Google's Massive Book-Scanning Project Is Legal, U.S. Court Rules
By Joseph Ax, Reuters
The Authors Guild had claimed that the effort violated copyright law.
My Pay off for Writing for Free
Psychologist, Author, Diversity Thought Leader, GrubStreet Boa...
When I read the admonishment, "The more we write for nothing, the more people think that's just what we deserve," I took pause to reflect. Was I diminishing myself as a writer by sharing my ideas in this space? And by doing so was I also casting disregard on professional writers?
On Amazon's 'Offer' to Hachette Authors
Emma Walton Hamilton
Children's book author, editor, arts educator
In the end, what continues to rise up in the debate -- and what Amazon seemingly continues to ignore -- is the fact that books are different from the myriad other products that Amazon sells.
I Respect Music: Artists' Pay for Radio Play
William Buckley Jr.
Founder and President, FarePlay, Inc.
Congress, for the first time since 1976, is reviewing and rewriting copyright law and doing so within the context of the Internet and the digital distribution of creative works. The stakes couldn't be higher for the creative community.
All Your Books Are Belong To Us
San Francisco-based arts critic
There's an old saying that "knowledge is power." However, long before anyone had written up a job description for an "intellectual property" lawyer, people were battling over who should and should not have access to knowledge.
Amazon Faces Fight Over .Book Domain
Court Halts Authors' Lawsuit Against Google
Future Of Google Digital Library Remains Uncertain
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New York Review: 6 Reasons Google Books Failed
Google Books Case May Go To Congress
Can eMails Be Binding In Publishing Deals?
Authors' Guild Argues In Favor Of Censorship?
Google Books May Change Copyright Law And Privacy
Google Staunchly Defends Digital Books Agreement
Steinbeck And Guthrie Families Now Support Google Books
Google Books Settlement: Key Players Comment
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