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Google and Copyright Removals

I stumbled upon an interesting report from Google tonight. The Google Transparency Report has a section about Copyright Removal Requests. I am involved in this kind of work so it was interesting to see some pretty astonishing numbers. 220 more words

Can I patent my recipe?

The New Food Economy answers that question (and hints:  “no one likes the answer”) in a new article published this week, linked here.  While the answer isn’t always “no,” in most cases it’s either difficult or too late. 21 more words


A Humble Book Thief

What does a Public Library do?

Public libraries are a wonderful resource. But once I got the internet, I started to steal books.

Public libraries are institutions that buy books and then allow members of the community to freely borrow them. 461 more words

Non Fiction


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Google’s Effort to Digitize Millions of Books is Fair Use

In a recent decision handed down by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the court found that Google’s scanning of copyrighted books as part of its Library Project amounted to “fair use” and did not violate federal copyright law. 572 more words

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