AAP Members File Copyright Infringement Suit Against Internet Archive

peter.suber's bookmarks 2020-06-01

Summary:

"Today (June 1), four publisher-members of the Association of American Publishers—including three of the Big Five—have filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the Internet Archive, in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.

The suit asks the court to enjoin the archive’s scanning, public display, and distribution of entire literary works—which it offers to the public through what the association terms “global-facing businesses” branded the Open Library and National Emergency Library. These are found at both openlibrary.org and archive.org...."

Link:

https://publishingperspectives.com/2020/06/usa-aap-member-publishers-file-copyright-infringement-lawsuit-against-internet-archive/

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Tags:

oa.new oa.aap oa.litigation oa.lending oa.copyright oa.usa oa.ia oa.nel oa.humanitarian oa.objections oa.debates oa.hatchett_book oa.harpercollins oa.wiley oa.penguin_random_house

Date tagged:

06/01/2020, 12:34

Date published:

06/01/2020, 08:34