Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Appeals Court Judge Denny Chin appeared to support Google's use of the fair use defense at a recent U.S. district court hearing. Google has claimed the fair use exception to defend its practice of digitizing millions of books, while the plaintiffs charge that this "amounts to massive copyright infringement." What do you think?
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Friday, July 26, 2013
A recent Appeals Court ruling establishes that, when recording their favorite television shows, viewers can indeed skip the advertisements without violating the fair use doctrine.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
A U.S. Appeals Court recently revoked the Authors Guild's class action status and ordered a lower court judge to rule on whether or not Google's book scanning project meets the definition of "fair use."
Friday, June 14, 2013
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Supreme Court Gives American Consumers Victory Over Copyright Owners in Kirtsaeng vs. John Wiley & Sons
by Gary Sharpiro. Forbes, March 3, 2013
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Publisher Threatens to Sue Blogger for $1-Billion
by Jake New
by Jake New
Jefferey Beall, a metadata librarian at the University of Colorado at Denver, is being sued by OMICS Publishing Group, based in India, for his popular blog scholarly Open Access.