Sunday, May 28, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google to Retire the AlphaGo AI Program
Apple is Building AI Chip for iPhone
Chip Industry "Threatened" by Chinese Players
AMD Ryzen AGESA 1.0.0.6 Firmware to Enable Speedy Memory Clocks
Nvidia Introduces the GeForce MX150 For Laptops
Intel Dominates the Enterprise SSD Market
NVIDIA Introduces New GeForce GTX Battlebox
TSMC is Already Testing 7nm Chips, Coming Next Year
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Judge R...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Judge Rejects Google's Settlement With Book Authors


A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected a settlement between Google and book authors that would have let Google publish books online on its Google Books digital library.

Google proposed a $125 million settlementwith book authors in an Amended Settlement Agreement (ASAH). However, judge Denny Chin (U.S. District Court Southern District of New York) concluded that the the ASA is not fair, adequate, and reasonable. "While the digitization of books and the creation of a universal digital library would benefit many, the ASA would simply go too far," the judge said, according to this document.

Google is scanning books and displays "snippets" for on-line searching, without permission of the copyright owners. The judge added that the ASA would give Google a significant advantage over competitors, rewarding it for engaging in wholesale copying of copyrighted works without permission. Accordingly the motion for final approval of the ASA was denied.

Google was sued in 2005 by the Authors Guild and Association of American Publishers for violating copyright laws, but reached a settlement by agreeing to pay $125 million to people whose copyrighted books have been scanned, and to locate and share revenue with the authors who have yet to come forward.

Since the settlement, Google launched in December an electronic bookstore with three million books, with permission from the relevant publishers.


Previous
Next
Microsoft Accelerates Private Cloud Computing With System Center 2012        All News        New 14-Inch USB-Powered Mobile LCD Monitor by Toshiba
Microsoft Accelerates Private Cloud Computing With System Center 2012     General Computing News      Mozilla Launches Firefox 4

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google To Employ Machine Learning To Ad Analytics
Google Dedicates Second Day of Google I/O on Daydream, Tango, and Developer tools for VR and AR
Google I/O: Google Digital Assistant Coming to iPhone, Android O, Android Go, New TPU and VR
Google to Bring Digital Assistant To Third-party Hardware, Including the iPhone
Google Becomes More Flexible When it Comes to Banning Adsense Publishers
New Google Pixel Phone Could By Made By LG
Google Buys Successful VR Game Studio Owlchemy Labs
Google Tightens OAuth Rules to Block Phishing
Google to Pay $334 million to Settle Italy Tax Dispute
Google Tweaks Web Ranking algorithm To Tackle Fake News
This Is Google's Next Generation Of Jump VR Camera, Meet YI HALO
Google Home Now Recognizes Different Speakers

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .