Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Harvard-Google Project Faces Copyright Woes

Harvard-Google Project Faces Copyright Woes
Harvard Crimson Online, publication date: 15 March 2005
"But Jonathan Zittrain, faculty co-director of Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, wrote in an e-mail that he believes the pilot project is not a copyright infringement.

“This is what fair use is designed for,” he wrote. “By showing only snippets, the market for the books themselves is not harmed.”

Zittrain added that publishing industry practice “has become extremely cautious and that quite often firms ask each other for permission.”"

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