Photographers Take Aim At Google Over Digital Library

Law360, New York (April 7, 2010, 3:15 PM EDT) -- Photographers associations cut out of a $125 million copyright settlement over Google Inc.'s digital library have launched a putative class action against the search giant to redress what they call the most widespread uncompensated infringement of images in the history of book and periodical publishing.

Lodged Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the complaint seeks monetary, injunctive and declaratory relief for a class of plaintiffs that includes the The American Society of Media Photographers, the Graphic Artists Guild, the...
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