The Authors Guild has stuck to its word in promising to appeal a federal judge's decision to dismiss its copyright infringement lawsuit against Google Books. The trade association that represents book authors has filed an appeal to the Second Circuit court, according to Publishers Weekly.
This suit has dragged on for the last eight years. It involves the Authors Guild alleging that Google's scanning and digitizing of all or portions of books and publishing them on the Web in its Google Print Library Project constitutes a "massive" copyright infringement. These texts are searchable on Google Books … Read more