Copyright & Law

Judge Blocks Google’s Divide-and-Conquer Strategy in Big Copyright Cases

May 31, 2012

By David Walker

A federal court judge has ruled that the Authors Guild and the American Society of Media Photographers have standing to sue Google on behalf of their members to try to stop the Google Books program. The trade associations have filed two separate lawsuits on the grounds that Google is copying millions of books without permission, in violation of copyright law....

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