Saying that the Internet Archive operates ‘the digital equivalent of traditional library lending,’ the nonprofit answers a test of Controlled Digital Lending.
Alleging ‘a profound disrespect for the value chain of copyright,’ the Association of American Publishers goes to court over the Internet Archive’s ‘National Emergency Library’ and ‘Open Library.’
In its World Intellectual Property Day statement, the International Publishers Association warns against ‘a pretext of emergency access.’
Capping cries of foul from publishing players, the Internet Archive gets a letter from Thom Tillis, the Senate’s intellectual property chair: No user ‘ can unilaterally create an emergency copyright act.’
The Digital Public Library of America and publishing consultants Thad McIlroy and Bill Kasdorf have created a free, annotated ebook of the Mueller Report.
In a growing controversy over the Internet Archive’s handling of copyrighted material, the Association of American Publishers joins complaints from authors’ organizations.
In a copyright flare-up, California’s Internet Archive finds itself on the wrong side of the English-speaking world’s two largest author trade organizations.
Books in Browsers showcased several, new big ideas for digital publishing, including ‘Network Tense,’ ‘Collaborative Architecture,’ ‘Book Hacks’ and more.
Yesterday, in Part 1, Erik Christopher looked at the e-book models offered to librarians by the United States’ two largest e-book retailers, Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. Today, he considers the model offered by Overdrive and the future of lending as seen by the Open Book Alliance’s Peter Brantley. By Erik Christopher Despite the user-friendly devices and what they can …