Thursday, November 10, 2005

Pulp friction

Pulp friction
The Economist, publication date: 10 November 2005
"This month, Google announced that it is moving forward with its plans to digitise books from several big libraries, despite two lawsuits filed in October by authors and publishers who claim that the firm's actions violate their copyrights. (Google says its actions are legal under a “fair use” exception in the law.)
'In the future, the only thing that will get read is something that will be online. If it isn't online, it doesn't exist,' proclaims Jim Gerber, director of content partnerships at Google. "

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