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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000304.txt from 2005/08

From: Adam Michlin <>
Subj: RE: [kl] more about google print - Dan Leeson are you out there?
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 23:03:10 -0400

Ah, I wasn't entirely correct:

I'm already logged in. Why are you telling me the page is unavailable?

As part of our efforts to protect a book's copyright, a set of pages in
every in-copyright book will be unavailable to all users.

Very interesting.

At 10:58 PM 8/15/2005, Adam Michlin wrote:
>Does scanning comply with copyright law?
>Yes. The use Google makes is fully consistent with both the history of
>fair use under copyright law, and also all the principles underlying
>copyright law itself. Copyright law has always been about ensuring that
>authors will continue to write books and publishers continue to sell
>them. By making books easier to find, buy, and borrow from libraries,
>Google Print helps increase the incentives for authors to write and
>publishers to sell books. To achieve that goal, we need to make copies of
>books, but these copies are permitted under copyright law.

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