Google presses fair use case in book scanning appeal

Google asked an appeals court to throw out a ruling that let the Authors Guild sue on behalf of all writers whose books were scanned without permission. Google argues most authors support the scanning and that the case should be decided on a book-by-book basis.

Google appeals decision to let book scanning case go ahead

Two weeks after a court gave a green-light to authors and photographers to proceed with a class action over unauthorized book scanning, the search giant has filed an appeal that provides a glimpse into Google’s end game.

The YouTube Decision: What it means and what happens next

Today’s appeals court ruling in YouTube v. Viacom is the biggest copyright decision of the year and already both sides are proclaiming victory.
The case is about much more than the $1 billion that Viacom says it is owed for John Stewart and South Park clips that appeared on YouTube years ago.