October 30, 2014

Authors Guild Appeals HathiTrust Decision, Library Copyright Alliance Issues Statement

On November 8, the Authors Guild appealed the verdict in its case against the HathiTrust to the U.S. Court of Appeals Second Circuit. The Guild had filed suit against the Trust in 2011, alleging that the Trust’s digitization efforts constituted copyright infringement. However, on October 10, Judge Baer of the United States District Court Southern [...]

Library Copyright Alliance Releases Letter Welcoming OPEN Act

SOPA

The letter welcomes a draft bill called the OPEN Act, touted as a potential alternative to the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).