Google Books Project Finds Support From 2nd Circ. Judges

Law360, New York (May 8, 2013, 9:07 PM EDT) -- A panel of Second Circuit judges on Wednesday expressed support for Google Inc.’s Google Books project, challenging arguments from a class of authors that the plan to digitize millions of books violates copyright laws.

The three-judge panel repeatedly expressed support for Google at oral arguments in Manhattan, as the book giant pushed to derail a class action challenging the legality of its project.

Google has so far scanned 4 million books as part of its Google Books Library Project, a massive undertaking to make libraries’ worth...
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