Google Print and Books Under Copyright
- December 15, 2004 @ 1:55amrhousewright says:kcoyle posted this earlier today, restoring from backups after hacker nastiness.
The big buzz today is Google Print and its deal with some major libraries to digitize their entire collections. Although access to the full text of copyrighted books would be restricted, I am wondering if anyone here can give an assessment of the legal issues in just the digitizing of books under copyright for the purposes of providing access.
The various press releases (which of course do not give great detail) are:
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