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In Google case, court finds creating an index is fair use

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This is how I always describe Google Book Search (GBS) – it’s an index, and in this case, a truly magnificent one. Today we learned that the Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the district court’s summary judgment that the GBS is a transformative fair use, so it’s happy days for people in library land. Many will know that this ... Read More »