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CURRENTLY AT ISSUE: Why the Authors Alliance Amicus Brief Supports Google’s Fair Use Defense
By Authors Alliance co-founder Pamela Samuelson. It was nearly a decade ago that the Authors Guild and three of its members brought a class action lawsuit against Google. It charged that Google’s digitization of in-copyright books from major research library collections for its Book Search project was copyright infringement. The plaintiffs have asked for an […]