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 Authors Guild president dubs Amazon "Darth Vader," arguing in an op-ed that a trustbuster suit against Apple could lead to the demise of brick-and-mortar booksellers.
Google's settlement with authors and publishers was agreed to by plaintiffs because they thought a legal victory would not necessarily end copyright infringement.
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.
Settlement with the Authors Guild and a group of publishers enables authors and publishers to receive compensation for online access to their works.
While I got a little steamed at the Author's Guild, and Natali essentially admitted she's a runaway bride, the big event in this show is the possessed computer.
Group calls the search king's scanning and digitizing of library books "massive" copyright infringement.