The court emphatically rejects the authors’ paranoia, especially the ridiculous concern about the security of books in digitized format. The judge thought so little of the insecurity argument that the opinion ignored it (other than mentioning that Google takes security measures).

Why Google’s Fair Use Victory In Google Books Suit Is A Big Deal—And Why It Isn’t – Forbes

If the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals takes the same approach, the HathiTrust case is another loser for the Guild, as it put nearly all of its emphasis on the security argument at oral arguments.

Please share...
Email this to someoneShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on StumbleUponShare on Google+Print this page