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.
In its latest brief, the search giant argues that the matter should be decided on a per-book basis rather than as a whole.
Organization ready to move forward on Google Books lawsuit, according to its blog.
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."
Author David Mitchell has released a new short story called "The Right Sort" piecemeal, less than 140 characters at a time.
The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.
Google's settlement with authors and publishers was agreed to by plaintiffs because they thought a legal victory would not necessarily end copyright infringement.
While the Alcatel Authority can serve as a first foray into Android, there are better basic smartphone deals to be found on Cricket.
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.
The technology-adverse "Game of Thrones" author tweets about not tweeting that much. Good thing he reminded us of his Livejournal blog.