Thursday, September 3, 2009

Writers slam proposed Google deal

Vancouver Sun: 2009 September 3

Facing a deadline on Friday, several Canadian authors are urging writers to reject a Google settlement offer for copyright infringement for producing digital copies of books...

..."What purpose will libraries with shelves of books have if absolutely everything that has been written or is being written can be downloaded?" she asked. "I think what Google is doing threatens their very future."

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