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June 22nd, 2016
In the United States, the unreasonably high price of college textbooks does more than encourage a futile “arms race” with students; it reveals troublesome failures in the market and in the copyright system. Increased Prices A few months ago, the American Enterprise Institute announced the “new era of the $400 ...
November 3rd, 2015
On October 16, the Second Circuit issued its decision in Authors Guild v. Google, affirming Google’s fair use defense against Authors Guild’s claim of copyright infringement of the Google Books search engine. Background This is the latest chapter in a longstanding legal battle between the authors’ advocacy organization, Authors Guild, and ...