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[ih] Internet History Lives on the Internet?

The lawsuit is in the ?cease and desist letter? stage at this point and will be filed in the UK. It was in the Guardian:


The Canadian writers are likely to follow suit, as they say.


> On Feb 25, 2019, at 4:07 PM, John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
> In article <13E24D46-C5E0-493F-808B-8E9D68EF2C82 at bennett.com> you write:
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>> Here?s a link to a story on the lawsuit:
>> https://teleread.org/2017/12/19/the-internet-archives-openlibrary-project-violates-copyright-the-authors-guild-warns/
> This article says the Authors Guild has been complaining but there's no suit.  Is there some other article we missed?
> Given how thoroughly they got thrashed by the Hathitrust and Google
> Books suits, I'm not surprised if they're gun shy now.
> FWIW, the National Writer's Union feels the same way, but can't afford
> the cost of the suit.  Ed Hasbrouck, head of their book subgroup (and
> I suppose my shop steward) told me so over dinner last year.

Richard Bennett
High Tech Forum <http://hightechforum.org/> Founder
Ethernet & Wi-Fi standards co-creator

Internet Policy Consultant

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