Authors Say Google's Digitized Books Don't Count As Fair Use

Law360, New York (August 3, 2012, 10:46 PM EDT) -- A class of authors accusing Google Inc. of copyright infringement asked a New York federal judge Friday to rule that Google's digitization and distribution of their books didn't count as fair use under copyright law, seeking $750 in damages for each book the company reproduced.

In a motion for summary judgment on three issues, the authors told U.S. Circuit Judge Denny Chin, who is presiding over the district court suit brought by the Authors Guild and a recently certified class of writers, that Google's actions violated...
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