Library Ruling A Good Sign For Google In Next Book Case

Law360, New York (June 12, 2014, 8:48 PM EDT) -- The ruling this week that HathiTrust's Google Inc.-backed project to digitize university library collections counted as legal fair use was the first of two big rulings on mass digitization — and the analysis bodes very well for Google's chances in Round 2.

The Second Circuit's decision — that scanning the libraries of HathiTrust's seven universities and making them searchable was a protected use of copyrighted material under the doctrine — came as a similar case over Google's even larger, consumer-facing book project sits pending before the appeals...
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