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Authors Guild appeals decision in Google Books copyright suit

The trade association for authors appeals a judge's decision to dismiss its lawsuit against the Web giant for scanning and digitizing millions of books without copyright holders' permission.

By Dec. 30, 2013

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Google asks court to ax book-scanning suit from Authors Guild

In its latest brief, the search giant argues that the matter should be decided on a per-book basis rather than as a whole.

By Nov. 12, 2012

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Authors guild says 'one big step closer to justice'

Organization ready to move forward on Google Books lawsuit, according to its blog.

By Jun. 1, 2012

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Mar. 22, 2013

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Judge dismisses authors' case against Google Books

The finding is a major victory for Google and its efforts to show book excerpts in search results. The judge said of the project, "all society benefits."

By Nov. 14, 2013

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Authors Guild: We don't want to be the RIAA

Google's settlement with authors and publishers was agreed to by plaintiffs because they thought a legal victory would not necessarily end copyright infringement.

By Feb. 5, 2010

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Google, authors wrangle in court again over digital books

The authors are asking for $3 billion in damages related to Google's digital books project, while Google is asking for class action status to be revoked.

By May. 8, 2013

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Author George R.R. Martin joins Twitter

The technology-adverse "Game of Thrones" author tweets about not tweeting that much. Good thing he reminded us of his Livejournal blog.

By Jun. 9, 2014

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Malware authors target Android phones

Researchers report the number of malicious apps available on the Google Play store continues to grow. Your best defense is a security app, a cautious approach to downloads, and a close eye on your bank and credit card statements.

By May. 13, 2014

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Authors Guild: Contracts forced Amazon to flip on Kindle

Guild's director said big book publishers were pressuring Amazon to make changes to Kindle 2's text-to-speech feature. Publishers' contracts also prompted retailer to relent.

By Mar. 2, 2009