The tough role of libraries as intermediaries between existing and aspiring authors is the topic of Stephen Wyber’s speech at CopyCamp. He works at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), based in The Hague, where he is responsible for engagement of IFLA with WIPO and in the EU on copyright reform.
Ruling in Google Books Library case was announced last week by Judge Denny Chin.
The decision referrers to the litigation between Authors Guild and Google which has been still ongoing despite the settlement concluded between Google and APP last year. The main issue to examine after rendering the case by the Court of Appeals to the District Court for the Southern District of New York, was whether Google’s Project could fit into fair use frames.