Publishers Take Issue with Google Print

Publishers are increasingly afraid that Googles new business of cataloging books for Web searches will hurt their own businesses … righlty so, because, yes, in the end it may even blow their business model to pieces …

Google Print for Libraries will allow users to search through books and periodicals that the company has added to its database. […] Google is using Fair Use laws to gain rights to copy the university books for Google Print for Libraries, a move that publishers are not happy with.

so they argue that [Google Print]

is built on a fundamental, broad-sweeping violation of the Copyright Act

Will be fun to watch which side will prevail …

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