Conditions for the Digital Library of Alexandria
by FRANK PASQUALE
madisonian.net, publication date: 23 November 2007
"Given the diciness of the fair use case for projects like Google Book Search, courts should condition the legality of such archiving of copyrighted content on universal access to the contents of the resulting database. Landmark cases like Sony v. Universal have set a precedent for taking such broad public interests into account in the course of copyright litigation."
See also: interesting reply by James Grimmelman to the version of this post on Concurring Opinions