Google Book-Scan Settlement
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Host Jonathan Kirsch, an attorney specializing in intellectual property and publishing law, moderates a panel discussion on a landmark literary-legal settlement. It allows Google to scan and make available online many out-of-print but still-copyrighted books. The settlement portends a viable digital future for authors, publishers and libraries. Is there any downside?
- Alexander McGillivray: Associate General Counsel for Products and Intellectual Property, Google
- James Gleick: Vice President, Authors' Guild, @jamesgleick
- Allan Robert Adler: Vice President for Legal and Government Affairs, Association of American Publishers
- Fred von Lohmann: Senior Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation