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PUBLIC MARKS from digitalmonkey with tag google

26 November 2005

07 November 2005

Open Resource | InfoWorld | Google: self-absorbed and self-effacing | November 6, 2005 04:50 PM | By Dave Rosenberg

"Can we blindly trust a giant corporation? You do what you want. I think it's time to pay more attention to the insidious nature of the apps and the fact that they are building their business on things we give them for free".

06 November 2005

02 November 2005

Anatomy of Aggregate Collections: The Example of Google Print for Libraries

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"[...] the impact of copyright restrictions on digitization of print book collections will vary across the GPLP libraries, ranging from 82 to 90 percent of holdings (according to the 1923 benchmark), or 60 to 72 percent (according to the 1963 benchmark)".

BBC NEWS | Technology | Google restarts online books plan

"Against this background, Google has hired an experienced lawyer as its vice president of global communications and public affairs".

Google Press Center: Press Release - Google Names Elliot Schrage Vice President of Global Communications and Public Affairs

"MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - October 31, 2005 - Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced that Elliot Schrage joined the company as vice president, Global Communications and Public Affairs".

01 November 2005

29 October 2005

27 October 2005

NCL NEWS: Consumer Group Raises Copyright, Censorship Concerns about Google Print Library, Calls for Public Hearings

"In a letter to the chairmen of the House and Senate Judiciary subcommittees overseeing intellectual property issues, [NCL] raised concerns about a forthcoming ambitious effort to catalogue the entire collections of four major American libraries".

An open-source rival to Google's book project | Tech News on ZDNet

"We want to digitize all human knowledge...and we can't risk having it privatized [...]".

Print lawsuit just routine, says Google's Schmidt | InfoWorld | News | 2005-10-26 | By Martyn Williams, IDG News Service

"A lawsuit filed against Google [...] was painted as "a routine part of doing business" (sic) by Eric Schmidt, Google's chief executive officer, during a speech in Tokyo on Tuesday".

26 October 2005

25 October 2005

23 October 2005

"Google Library: Beyond Fair Use?" by Elisabeth Hanratty, Duke Law & Technology Review, 2005, No. 10.

"Taken by itself, Google's for-profit nature should be enough of a commercial tie to disqualify the Google library from the exemption".

The University Press Assn.'s Objections

"In the following letter, the Association of American University Presses' Peter Givler takes issue with Google's Print for Libraries program".

21 October 2005

Publishers Sue Google Over Scanning Plans

"Google has countered that it does not need permission for the library project and calls the "opt out" "clause a courtesy"(sic)" -- more arrogance, more condescension - the Google's headlong flight strategy goes one

20 October 2005

John Battelle's Searchblog: The AAP/Google Lawsuit: Much More At Stake | Comment posted by: Damian at October 20, 2005 04:21 PM

"Then, to justify these claims, Google cloaks itself in the cloth of "public good" - this just an absurb argument to be made from a public company that will own all those scans".

AM - Publishers sue search engine Google

"And we're a little tired of billionaires telling us, oh this will be really good for you".

Official Google Blog: Why we believe in Google Print

Wow, a superb Google fallacy, trying to make an analogy with the Betamax case.