Three major academic publishers have filed a complaint against Georgia State University officials, claiming GSU has allowed professors to undermine the publishers' chance of turning a profit by scanning in portions of copyrighted works without permission and distributing them via virtual anthologies. At issue: How much of a book or monograph that exists in paper form may be digitized by a nonprofit educational institution without running afoul of the fair use doctrine?
Big Publishers' Copyright Suit Tests How Much Is Too Much
April 18, 2008
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