Steal This Book

Friday, September 30, 2005


Last year, Google announced its intention to digitize millions of books from the collections of five major libraries in the U.S. and Britain. Last week, the Authors Guild announced its intention to sue the internet behemoth for copyright infringement. Is the so-called Google Print Library project fair use or theft? Bob puts the question to NYU communications professor Siva Vaidhyanathan.

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