Judge Denny Chin’s Google Books ruling sparked a considerable amount of welcome reaction. It is submitted that everybody, not just Google, will now greatly benefit from broader fair use defence, that it is a “huge victory for online innovation” and a “big win for libraries and researchers”. But is the decision really the first best
Some of readers might be aware of a pending copyright case Oracle v. Google in the United States. It looks like Oracle is trying to rely on copyright protection of the following subject matter (quoted from Groklaw): .. its “selection, arrangement and structure” of elements in the APIs described by the 37 API specifications ..
Great news! Google has won a long standing lawsuit – Viacom v. YouTube. Southern District Court of New York has affirmed that DMCA safe harbours have been intended to cover such service as YouTube. Huťko guess that most of us expected the ruling in favour of Google. E.g. I am pretty sure about prof. Giovanni
I encourage you to read latest post on ACTA by EFF. And also leaked comments of European Commission (EC) to US proposal of ACTA provisions. What i´ve found (inter alia) interesting is a part of this document, which relates to information location tools liability regime. EC provided it´s short opinion on safe harbour provisions in